Coats disease and coats plus syndrome

Sally S. Ong, Cynthia A. Toth

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Coats disease, or Leber multiple miliary aneurysm disease, is characterized by idiopathic retinal vascular telangiectasias that can occur with retinal exudates and exudative retinal detachments. In this chapter, we discuss the clinical features, optical coherence tomography (OCT) features, ancillary testing, and treatment of children with Coats disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Pediatric Retinal OCT and the Eye-Brain Connection
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780323609845
ISBN (Print)9780323609852
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Coats disease
  • Exudates
  • Fibrotic nodule
  • Intraretinal fluid
  • Leber multiple miliary aneurysm
  • Retinal detachment
  • Subretinal fluid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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