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Cancer-associated retinopathy

Disease definition

Cancer associated retinopathy (CAR) is a paraneoplastic disease of the eye associated with the presence of extraocular malignancy and circulating autoantibodies against retinal proteins.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • CAR syndrome
    • Paraneoplastic retinopathy
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0730307  C1321315
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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