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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Thomas A. Weingeist, PhD, MD, University of Iowa

Category: Retina

Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium = CHRPE lesions

Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium = CHRPE lesions

1) Gross specimen of CHRPE lesion.


Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium = CHRPE lesions

2) Fundus photograph of classic lesion with areas of hyperpigmentation and lacunae or loss of RPE pigmentation


Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium = CHRPE lesions

3) H & E stain of area of lacuna


Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium = CHRPE lesions

4) H & E stain of hyperpigmented RPE



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last updated: 02-08-2008
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