Coroides

Definición

Es la capa de vasos sanguíneos y tejido conectivo entre la esclerótica (parte blanca del ojo) y la retina. Es parte de la úvea y suministra los nutrientes a las partes internas del ojo. La inflamación de la coroides se denomina coroiditis.

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Referencias

Evans M. Anatomy of the uvea. In: Yanoff M, Duker JS, eds. Ophthalmology. 3rd ed. St. Louis, Mo: Saunders Elsevier; 2009:chap 7.1.

Fay A. Diseases of the visual system. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 449.

Revision

Last reviewed 5/22/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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