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Aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity in large preterm babies in South India
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    ROP in larger babies gives insight into basic mechanisms but poses a clinical challenge

    Aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity (APROP), the most aggressive form of ROP which carries a poor prognosis despite treatment, is seen only rarely in the UK. It was formally described in 2005 1 and is thought to be confined to the most immature preterm baby when the developing retinal vessels have reached only zone I or posterior zone II. This belief was challenged most effectively by Shah et al who recently...

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