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Adenomatous Hyperplasia of the Ciliary Body

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Age-Related Hyperplasia of the Ciliary Body; Age-Related Hyperplasia of the Nonpigmented Ciliary Body Epithelium; Coronal Adenoma; Fuchs Adenoma; Fuchs' adenoma; Fuchs' adenoma of ciliary body
SNOMED CT: Fuchs' adenoma of ciliary body (36982001); Fuchs' adenoma (36982001)


A benign proliferation of the pars plicata epithelium of the ciliary body. It is associated with aging. [from NCI]

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  • CROGVAdenomatous Hyperplasia of the Ciliary Body

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