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Article
January 1975

Geographic Atrophy of the Retinal Pigment EpitheliumA Manifestation of Senile Macular Degeneration

Author Affiliations

From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami. Dr. Blair is now at the Medical Arts Building, Richmond, VA.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1975;93(1):19-25. doi:10.1001/archopht.1975.01010020023003
Abstract

Eleven patients with geographic atrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium secondary to senile macular degeneration are differentiated from central areolar choroidal sclerosis. Although these lesions appear morphologically similar to central areolar choroidal sclerosis, they differ strikingly in age of onset, family history, association with senile disciform macular degeneration, and pathologic features.

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