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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 116-120

Retinopathy of Prematurity


Department of Ophthalmology, DDU ZH, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mukta Sharma
DDU ZH, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/mamcjms.mamcjms_66_17

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Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a bilateral proliferative retinopathy affecting premature infants with low birth weight,who have been exposed to excessive oxygenation, resulting in dysregulated vascular endothelial growth factor expression and thus untimely vasoobliteration or exaggerated vasoproliferation.Screening for ROP is mandatory in such infants so as to prevent this blinding disorder.


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