cherry-red spot


The choroid appearing as a red spot through the fovea centralis surrounded by a contrasting white edema; it is noted in cases of infantile cerebral sphingolipidosis.

Nearby words

  1. cherry red,
  2. cherry tomato,
  3. cherry-bob,
  4. cherry-pick,
  5. cherry-pie,
  6. cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome,
  7. cherrystone,
  8. chersonese,
  9. chert,
  10. chertsey

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