Choroidal Rupture

  • Felipe Pereira
  • Gabriel Costa Andrade
Part of the Retina Atlas book series (RA)


Choroidal rupture consists in the rupture of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), Bruch’s membrane, and choroid. The main cause of choroidal rupture is blunt trauma, where up to 10% of individuals suffering from this type of trauma may present with this association (Williams et al. 1990).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Felipe Pereira
    • 1
  • Gabriel Costa Andrade
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologySão Paulo Federal UniversitySão PauloBrazil

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