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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 284821, 7 pages
Epiretinal Membranes in Patients with Uveitis: Morphological and Functional Analysis with Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
1Department of Ophthalmology, Sapienza University of Rome, 15500161 Rome, Italy
2Servizio di Immunovirologia Oculare, Sapienza Università di Roma, Viale del Policlinico, 15500161 Rome, Italy
Received 9 April 2013; Revised 22 September 2013; Accepted 22 September 2013
Academic Editor: Timothy Y. Lai
Copyright © 2013 Ludovico Iannetti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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