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September 1978

Preretinal Membrane by Retinal Pigment Epithelium

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(9):1643-1646. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910060269017

• Proliferating cells of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) formed a simple preretinal membrane growing along vitreous lamellae. The RPE cells maintained a normal orientation, polarization, and intercellular junctions, and may have entered the vitreous through photocoagulated retina.

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