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La diabetes ocasiona la presencia de una cantidad excesiva de glucosa en el torrente sanguíneo, lo cual puede lesionar los vasos sanguíneos. En los ojos, es posible que la sangre y otros fluidos goteen dentro de los tejidos circundantes desde los vasos sanguíneos lesionados y causen problemas de la vista.
- Last reviewed on 5/28/2013
- Brent Wisse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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