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idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1

Disease Summary
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Mondo Description Idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1 is a rare, acquired, eye disease characterized by unilateral (rarely bilateral) abnormally dilated and tortuous capillaries around the fovea, associated with multiple arteriolar and venular aneurysms, lipid depositions, and intra-retinal cystoid degeneration. It leads to vision loss due to macular edema with hard exudates.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0018146:  idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1
Orphanet:353344: 
UMLS:CN204544: