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  • [Peripapillary whitening in high myopia: only a staphyloma posticum?] [Journal Article]
    Ophthalmologe 2019Parlak M, Ipek SC, Saatci AO
  • This article reports the case of a 55-year-old female patient who presented with visual deterioration and previously known myopia. Funduscopy revealed a tilted optic disc along with a peripapillary staphyloma and a yellowish lesion on the inferior border of the optic disc. Optical coherence tomography showed an intrachoroidal cavitation. Multimodal imaging characteristics of this clinical entity …
  • Intrachoroidal cavitation in myopic eyes. [Journal Article]
    Int Ophthalmol 2019Venkatesh R, Jain K, … Yadav NK
  • CONCLUSIONS: ICC is seen in 55.8% of highly myopic eyes with the presence of focal CRA or myopic conus and/or presence of intrascleral vessels near the cavitation. These findings suggest that patchy atrophy affects the scleral contour within posterior staphyloma beyond the funduscopically identified patchy atrophy by ICC. The presence of intrascleral vessels could also contribute to the ICC development. Eyes with patchy CRA or myopic conus needs to be checked on further follow-up visits for the development of macular or peripapillary ICC.
  • Large choroidal melanoma presenting as neovascular glaucoma. [Case Reports]
    GMS Ophthalmol Cases 2019; 9:Doc19Sahu S, Bhutia TW, … Puri LR
  • Choroidal melanoma is a relatively rare tumour with a poor prognosis, though it is the most common primary malignancy of the eye among adults. Choroidal melanoma has been reported to present as acute angle closure glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, chronic uveitis, cataract, and staphyloma. We report a case of a28-year-old male presenting with features of neovascular glaucoma in the right eye and havi…
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