Retina and Choroid Injury

  • Tingkun Shi
  • Haoyu Chen
Part of the Ocular Trauma book series (OCTRA)


Retina and choroid are located at the posterior part of eyeball. Mechanical injury to the eyeball can directly be transmitted to the retina and choroid. There are several different types of injury in retina and choroid, including choroidal rupture, commotio retinae, traumatic macular hole, retinal dialysis, epiretinal foreign body, ocular wall foreign body, and complicated retinal detachment. Ocular imaging techniques provide high-resolution images for diagnosis, understanding of the pathogenesis, and useful reference for management of patients with retinal and choroidal injury. Some of the patients required surgical intervention and some of them just need observation. In this chapter, some cases of abovementioned diseases will be discussed, with their typical imagings and management.


Retinal injury Choroidal injury 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tingkun Shi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Haoyu Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Joint Shantou International Eye CenterShantou UniversityShantouChina
  2. 2.The Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong

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