Retinopathy of prematurity

What is Retinopathy of prematurity?

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) or Terry syndrome,previously known as retrolental fibroplasia (RLF), is a disease of the eye affecting prematurely-born babies generally having received intensive neonatal care, in which oxygen therapy is often used and advantageous.

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my infant son aged six months has been diagonosed as having total closed funnel retinal detachment. he has been diagnosed as peripaplillary...

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hi, I need Genetic counseling since our son has been diagnosed with Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy...

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FEVR is characterized by exudative leakage and...

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Myself XXXXXXX, me and my wife blessed with twin boy babies on 3rd July @ 35 weeks via C- Sec, She got blood sugar at 28 week and...

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