CHRPE


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CHRPECongenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium (ophthalmological malady; decay of the retina)
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Ethical approval was sought from the Committee on Human Research, Publication, and Ethics (CHRPE) (CHRPE/AP/564/17) at the Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology (KNUST) and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Ghana.
Might it then be more accurate to say: On autofluorescence, CHRPE will hypofluoresce, and can be differentiated from choroidal melanomas by the lack of fluorescent lipofuscin?
Continuing the march through various peripheral retinal degenerations, this section will cover congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE), intraretinal degenerations and frank retinal detachments.
CHRPE, also known as a halo naevus, occurs in 1.2-4% of the general population.
The second installment in this series will consider CHRPE, intraretinal degenerations and a brief discussion of retinal detachments.
b Typical grouped congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE)
Choroidal naevus and congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE) account for a high proportion of pigmentary lesions referred to secondary care.
Re the article on Peripheral Retinal Degenerations (OT September 30, p4448), with all due respect to the authors of this article, I would be grateful if you could clarify the section on CHRPE and FAR In the article it states that 'When CHRPE are found in groups, known as bear tracks, it is worth ...
Action Pavingstone No None required CHRPE No None required Reticular No None required Peripheral drusen No None required WWP No None required Microcystoid No None required Retinoschisis Very rare Refer routinely for progression confirmation of diagnosis.
Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium (CHRPE) is a benign congenital lesion of the RPE.