Perifoveal müller cell depletion in a case of macular telangiectasia type 2.

  title={Perifoveal m{\"u}ller cell depletion in a case of macular telangiectasia type 2.},
  author={Michael B. Powner and Mark C. Gillies and Marina Tretiach and Andrew Scott and Robyn H. Guymer and Gregory S. Hageman and Marcus Fruttiger},
  volume={117 12},
PURPOSE To assess the histopathologic changes in a postmortem sample derived from an eye donor with macular telangiectasia (MacTel) type 2 to gain further insight into the cause of the disease. DESIGN Clinicopathological case report. PARTICIPANTS Postmortem tissue was collected from 5 different donors: 1 MacTel type 2 patient; 1 healthy control; 2 type 2 diabetic patients, 1 with retinopathy and 1 without retinopathy; and 1 patient with unilateral Coat's disease. METHODS Macular pigment… CONTINUE READING


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  • Originally received: October
  • 2010

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