Macular retinal and choroidal thickness in unilateral relentless placoid chorioretinitis analyzed by swept-source optical coherence tomography.

Published on Oct 2, 2014in Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection
· DOI :10.1186/S12348-014-0024-X
Rosa Dolz-Marco22
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Alvaro Rodriguez-Raton1
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+ 3 AuthorsRoberto Gallego-Pinazo24
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Abstract
Background The purpose of this study is to evaluate the retinal and choroidal thickness of the macular region in patients with unilateral relentless placoid chorioretinitis (RPC) and macular involvement. Patients diagnosed with RPC affecting only one eye underwent a comprehensive ophthalmologic examination including best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), axial length (AL) measurement, slit-lamp examination, and color fundus and autofluorescence photography. The macular region was scanned by swept-source optical coherence tomography in the 1,050-nm wavelength. Automated segmentations of the retina and the choroid were used to obtain the corresponding thickness values.
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