Blessig cysts

cystic spaces that frequently appear at the periphery of the retina close to the ora serrata without significant effect on vision; called also Blessig lacunae, cystoid degeneration, and Iwanoff c's.

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  • Blessig cysts (lacunae) groove — Bles·sig cysts (lacunae), groove (blesґig) [Robert Blessig, German physician, 1830–1878] see under cyst and groove …   Medical dictionary

  • Iwanoff (Iwanow) cysts — Iwan·off (Iwan·ow) cysts (e vahnґof) [Vladimir P. Iwanoff (or Iwanow), Russian ophthalmologist, late 19th century] see Blessig cysts, under cyst …   Medical dictionary

  • Iwanoff (Iwanow) cysts — Blessig c s …   Medical dictionary

  • cystoid degeneration — Blessig cysts …   Medical dictionary

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