Chapter 17. Conditions with Appearances Similar to Diabetic Retinopathy

  1. Peter H. Scanlon MD, MRCOphth, DCH, FRCP Consultant Ophthalmologist Lecturer1,
  2. Charles P. Wilkinson MD Chairman Professor of Ophthalmology2,
  3. Stephen J. Aldington DMS, FBIPP Gloucestershire Education and Research Development Manager3 and
  4. David R. Matthews MA (Oxon), DPhil, BM, BCh, FRCP Professor Chairman4

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308174.ch17

A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management

How to Cite

Scanlon, P. H., Wilkinson, C. P., Aldington, S. J. and Matthews, D. R. (2009) Conditions with Appearances Similar to Diabetic Retinopathy, in A Practical Manual of Diabetic Retinopathy Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308174.ch17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gloucestershire and Oxford Eye Units, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Ophthalmology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

  3. 3

    Cheltenham, UK

  4. 4

    University of Oxford, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170352

Online ISBN: 9781444308174

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Keywords:

  • conditions with appearances similar to diabetic retinopathy;
  • drusen and AMD;
  • drusen and presence of retinal hard exudates;
  • myelinated nerve fibres;
  • sickle cell retinopathy;
  • Coats' disease - idiopathic retinal telangiectasia;
  • radiation retinopathy;
  • interferon retinopathy – retinopathy associated with interferon treatment;
  • retinopathy developing in patient treated with interferon-alpha therapy for chronic hepatitis C

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Drusen and AMD

  • Myelinated Nerve Fibres

  • Sickle Cell Retinopathy

  • Coats' Disease

  • Radiation Retinopathy

  • Interferon Retinopathy

  • Practice Point

  • References