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Geographic Atrophy

"Geographic Atrophy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Geographic Atrophy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Geographic Atrophy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.