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Article
May 1967

Proliferating Pigment EpitheliumProducing a Simple Organoid Structure in the Subrentinal Space of a Human Eye

Author Affiliations

Ann Arbor, Mich
From the Eye Service of the Veterans Administration Hospital, and the departments of ophthalmology and pathology of the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(5):651-654. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020653016
Abstract

A snail-like formation of pigment epithelium with interstitial layers of hyalin-like substance was observed in the subretinal fluid of an eye with long-standing secondary detachment. This spiral formation is thought to be formed by the growth of either free-floating daughter cells of proliferated pigment epithelium or a druse that separated from the disc margin.

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