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Related to hyaloid: hyaloid membrane, Cloquet's canal, hyaloid remnant
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The researchers showed that the Arf gene in the pericytes disrupts the hyaloid vascular system in the embryonic eye by blocking the cell's ability to respond to a signaling molecule called platelet-derived growth factor ([Pdgf]- B).
In the majority of cases the fibrovascular membrane, fed by the persistent hyaloid artery, adheres to the posterior capsule of the crystalline lens.
It is usually displaced nasally or inferior-nasally and it is a remnant of the attachment of the hyaloid canal to the posterior lens surface.