The presence of retinopathy in patients with secondary diabetes following pancreatectomy or chronic pancreatitis.

Abstract

The incidence of diabetic retinopathy was evaluated by means of fluorescein angiography in 54 patients with diabetes secondary to chronic pancreatitis or to pancreatectomy. Thirty-one percent of the patients had background retinopathy; none had proliferative retinopathy. The percentage of patients with retinopathy was the same in groups with or without a… (More)

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