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Light-Induced Retinal Degeneration, Rat

  • Robert L. PeifferJr.
  • Dean P. Porter
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


This condition has not been well described in terms of gross appearance; generally, the process diffusely involves the fundus with retinal thinning with or without alteration of the underlying retinal pigment epithelium (more obvious in pigmented animals) and as such will appear as total or geographic areas of change in intensity of coloration.


Retinal Pigment Epithelium Outer Segment Retinal Degeneration Outer Plexiform Layer Retinal Damage 
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  • Dean P. Porter

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