Chapter 7. Background Retinopathy

  1. Roy Taylor

Published Online: 19 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028858.ch7

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

How to Cite

Taylor, R. (2006) Background Retinopathy, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028858.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Diabetes and Metabolism, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle Diabetes Centre, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028827

Online ISBN: 9780470028858

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Keywords:

  • background retinopathy;
  • background retinopathy lesions;
  • moderate background;
  • ‘referable maculopathy’;
  • microaneurysms;
  • blot haemorrhages and exudates;
  • yellow–white lesions exudate;
  • microaneurysms and small blot haemorrhages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is background retinopathy?

  • Lesions

  • Early background (Figure 7.1)

  • Early background (Figure 7.2)

  • Early background (Figure 7.3)

  • Early background (Figure 7.4)

  • Early background (Figure 7.5)

  • Moderate background (Figure 7.6)