A Case of Rapid Progression to Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Associated with Generalized Edema.

Published on Oct 1, 2017in Journal of The Korean Ophthalmological Society
· DOI :10.3341/JKOS.2017.58.10.1211
Jun Hyun Lim1
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(Kosin University),
Seung Uk Lee6
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(Kosin University)
+ 1 AuthorsKi Yup Nam10
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(Kosin University)
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