CWS

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AcronymDefinition
CWSCollege World Series
CWSChicago White Sox
CWSChurch World Service
CWSChild Welfare Services
CWSCanadian Wildlife Service
CWSCommunity Water System (EPA)
CWSCertified Wound Specialist
CWSCold Water Supply
CWSCollision Warning System
CWSClean Water Service (various organizations)
CWSCold Water Soluble
CWSCentre for Women's Studies (various locations)
CWSCollege Work Study (universities)
CWSCirculating Water System
CWSChilled Water System
CWSClean Water Services (various organizations)
CWSChrome Web Store (computing)
CWSClustered Web Server
CWSCombustion Workspace
CWSCool Web Search
CWSCitrix Wan Scaler
CWSChemical Warfare Service
CWSCooling Water System
CWSCooling Water Supply
CWSCooperative Wholesale Society (UK)
CWSChilled Water Supply
CWSCertified Wealth Strategist
CWSDivision of Child Welfare Services
CWSCertified Water Specialist (National Water Quality Association)
CWSChicago Waldorf School (Chicago, IL)
CWSCompressed Work Schedule
CWSCool Web Search (spyware)
CWSControl and Warning System
CWSCotton Wool Spot (optometry)
CWSChicks with Sticks (female hockey players)
CWSCommon Weapon Sight
CWSCanada-Wide Standard
CWSCommunity Work Service (criminal justice)
CWSCollaborative Web Search
CWSClackamas Women's Services (Oregon)
CWSChristian World Service (New Zealand)
CWSCommander's Weapon Station
CWSCoupling Wave Solutions (France)
CWSCatholic Welfare Services
CWSChallenging White Supremacy (Workshop; San Francisco, CA)
CWSControl Wheel Steering (aviation)
CWSChina Water Show (Shanghai, China)
CWSComputer Web Services
CWSCertified Waterproofing Specialist (National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors)
CWSChristian Web Site
CWSCarolina Wiring Service (Columbia, SC)
CWSChemical Warning System
CWSCheck Writing System (various companies)
CWSCentronics Web Systems
CWSChild Work Space (programming)
CWSConverse with Scholars
CWSCaution and Warning System
CWSColorado Watercolor Society
CWSCanadian Wine Scholar (certification)
CWSChicago Wedding Services (Oak Forest, IL)
CWSCenter for Wilderness Safety (Sterling, VA)
CWSCommunity Wildlife Service (Kenya)
CWSCommand Work Station
CWSChesapeake Wildlife Sanctuary
CWSComputers with Solutions
CWSContainer Weapon System
CWSCandle Welfare Society
CWSCorrection Worksheet
CWSCaution and Warning Status (NASA)
CWSCombat Weather System
CWSCopper Wire Screen
CWSCollateral Workstation
CWSClearwater Systems LLC (Essex, CT)
CWSCounseling and Wellness Service (various schools)
CWSCar Wrapping School (France)
CWSCondensed Work Schedule
CWSCold Water Shaving
CWSContainment Water Storage
CWSCrash Worthy Seat
CWSContract Work Statement
CWSContinental Wage Schedule
CWSCharles Wesley Singers
CWSCapital Winds Symphony (metropolitan Washington, DC)
CWSCarrollton Wind Symphony (Carrollton, TX)
CWSCobb Wind Symphony (Cobb County, GA)
CWSCustom Wheel Solutions LLC (Greensboro, GA)
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Caption: Figure 2: Multimodal imaging (color fundus photo, OCT, IR image, and AOSLO) of six hallmark lesions: a microaneurysm, MA (A-D), a blot hemorrhage (E-H), a cotton wool spot, CWS (I-K), intraretinal cysts (L-N), hard exudate, HE (O-R), and neovascular proliferation, NV (S-V).
They found generalized arteriolar narrowing (5/28), cotton wool spot (1/28), haemorrhage (1/28) and serous retinal detachment (1/28).
This is a cotton wool spot caused by retinal ischemia which leads to blockage of axoplasmic flow in the nerve fibre layer
The condition is called intraocular pressure (IOP) which often results in a host of symptoms like "cotton wool spots." This is described as the white spots on the retina and is often a result of the swelling of the optic nerve.
Aplastic anaemia can manifest as eyelid haematoma, subconjunctival haemorrhage, superficial haemorrhages, preretinal haemorrhages, vitreous haemorrhages, Roth spots, cotton wool spots and disc oedema.
Fundoscopic examination of the right eye revealed splinter hemorrhages, optic nerve head hemorrhage, and cotton wool spots in the superior arcuate region, and the patient was diagnosed with papillophlebitis (Figure 1).
The funduscopic findings include whitening of the retina, multiple cotton wool spots, and bleeding of different sizes.
Ocular manifestations reported to be associated with dengue infection are mostly posterior segment, such as macular edema, vascular occlusion, vitreous hemorrhage, optic neuropathy, chorioretinitis, vasculitis with retinal hemorrhages, and cotton wool spots. [4,5,8,13,14] Anterior segment manifestation has been mostly reported in the form of subconjunctival hemorrhages and anterior uveitis.
Retinal microaneurysms were present in 5 (5.4%) cotton wool spots in 10 (10.8%) retinal haemorrhages in 8 (8.6%) and optic disc hyperaemia in 1 (1.1%) patient.
Cotton wool spots appear as fluffy white patches on the retina and are associated with diabetes.
Active learning approach for detection of hard exudates, cotton wool spots, and drusen in retinal images//Medical Imaging 2009: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 2009--P.