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Can lattice degeneration be thought of (seen) as warts on the pigment epithelium of peripheral retina?

Wicker-like. I think of lattice looking more like wicker, or little fine lacy lines within the retina with varying degrees of pigmentation or atrophy. These lattice areas are found in the peripheral retina and predispose individuals to retinal tears/detachment. Read more...
No. Lattice is a peripheral thinning found commonly in near sighted patients. It can be a risk factor for developing retinal tears which can lead to detachment of the retina. Lattice is not infectious, nor is it caused by a virus as are warts. The pigment epithelium does not get warts. Read more...