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  • n  a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera; a dark pigmentation minimizes the scattering of light inside the eye

  • The inflamed, swollen retina and choroid close up like inflated inner and outer tubes and eventually heal tightly together.
  • Function of the choroid plexus is to generate the fluid which bathes the outside of the brain and spinal cord.
  • Practically all efforts to attack paresis hitherto have been frustrated because antisyphilitic drugs, usually mercury or arsenic compounds, cannot pass through the choroid plexus .
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  • Gene therapy treats blindness
    For patients with choroideremia – a rare form of progressive blindness – there are no current treatment options that can help stop their visual degeneration. But now a new innovative procedure may be the key.
    Jan. 16, 2014 - Fox News

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