What are the sexual predilections of exudative retinal detachment?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Lihteh Wu, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Sex predilection depends on the underlying cause, to include the following:

  • Coats disease is more common in males than in females.

  • The uveal effusion syndrome is more common in males than in females.

  • Idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy occurs more commonly in men than in women.


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