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Peripapillary intrachoroidal cavitation in myopia.
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PMID:  16226529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To report optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in disorders recently described as peripapillary detachment in pathologic myopia (PDPM). DESIGN: Observational case report. METHODS: OCT, fluorescein, and indocyanine green angiography. RESULTS: A 69-year-old woman presented with bilateral yellow-orange peripapillary area at the inferior border of the myopic conus, typical of PDPM. OCT showed this area as a large intrachoroidal hyporeflective space located below the normal plane of the retinal pigment epithelium. There was no detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium which appeared flat. CONCLUSIONS: OCT findings suggest calling this anomaly peripapillary intrachoroidal cavitation, instead of peripapillary detachment in pathologic myopia.
Jacqueline Toranzo; Salomon Y Cohen; Ali Erginay; Alain Gaudric
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  140     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-17     Completed Date:  2005-11-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  731-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, Hôpital Lariboisière, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Choroid Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*
Dilatation, Pathologic
Fluorescein Angiography
Indocyanine Green / diagnostic use
Myopia, Degenerative / complications*
Optic Disk / pathology*
Optic Nerve Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*
Scleral Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*
Tomography, Optical Coherence
Reg. No./Substance:
3599-32-4/Indocyanine Green

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