pigment epitheliopathy

acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE): an inflammatory disease of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE; see retina), characterized by the presence of multiple cream-coloured irregular lesions scattered in the posterior segment of the eye. The disease occurs in young adults and usually affects both eyes. Visual acuity usually recovers with time.

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