Vitreous Detachment

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Vitreous Detachment

Synonym(s) - Posterior Vitreous Detachment - Detachment, Posterior Vitreous - Detachment, Vitreous - Vitreous Detachment, Posterior

Definition: Detachment of the corpus vitreum (VITREOUS BODY) from its normal attachments, especially the retina, due to shrinkage from degenerative or inflammatory conditions, trauma, myopia, or senility.

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