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Retinal Degeneration

"Retinal Degeneration" 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 retrogressive pathological change in the retina, focal or generalized, caused by genetic defects, inflammation, trauma, vascular disease, or aging. Degeneration affecting predominantly the macula lutea of the retina is MACULAR DEGENERATION. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p304)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retinal Degeneration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retinal Degeneration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 236 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2014
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