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Miscellaneous Disorders

  • Varun Gogia
  • Pooja Bansal
  • Pradeep Venkatesh
Chapter

Abstract

Splitting of the nerve fiber layer at the macular region is known as macular schisis. It is typically seen in X-linked juvenile retinoschisis and hence more common in males and is almost always bilateral (Eriksson et al. 2004). Characteristic features on fundus examination include radial plication of the internal limiting membrane and microcystoid-like spaces. This is hence often wrongly misdiagnosed as cystoid macular edema. Peripheral retinoschisis, pigmentary degeneration, and beaten metal appearance may be other associated findings (Apushkin et al. 2005).

Keywords

Optical Coherence Tomography Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Macular Hole Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Cystoid Macular Edema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Senior Research AssociatesR.P. Centre AIIMSNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.R.P. Centre AIIMSNew DelhiIndia

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