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.

Figures

El ojoCoroide del ojo

Referencias

Yanoff M, Cameron D. Disorders of the visual system. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds.Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 431.

Revision

Last reviewed 4/18/2013 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, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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