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Choroidal findings in idiopathic uveal effusion syndrome.
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PMID:  22140304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: We report choroidal findings by means of enhanced depth imaging spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT) in a patient with idiopathic uveal effusion syndrome (IUES).
CASE REPORT: A 41-year-old man was referred to us with ciliochoroidal and non-rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. Sclerectomies and sclerostomies were performed at the equator in the lower quadrants, resulting in resolution of the ciliochoroidal and retinal detachments. EDI-OCT demonstrated low-reflective areas in the outer choroid. The subfoveal choroidal thickness measured vertically from the outer border of the RPE to the inner border of the sclera was 787 μm which was significantly thicker than the normal value (272 ± 90 μm, n = 131) obtained from age-matched normal controls.
CONCLUSIONS: The findings made by EDI-OCT have provided additional evidence that choroidal alterations play a role in the pathological process in IUES.
Tomomi Harada; Shigeki Machida; Takamistu Fujiwara; Yasunori Nishida; Dajiro Kurosaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.)     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1177-5483     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-05     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101321512     Medline TA:  Clin Ophthalmol     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1599-601     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Ophthalmology, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Iwate, Japan.
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