Int Ophthalmol (2018) 38:975–983 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0547-x ORIGINAL PAPER The overlapping spectrum of ﬂat irregular pigment epithelial detachment investigated by optical coherence tomography angiography . . . Francesco Pichi Mariachiara Morara Chiara Veronese Antonio P. Ciardella Received: 22 January 2017 / Accepted: 2 May 2017 / Published online: 11 May 2017 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Abstract 31% pachychoroid pigment epitheliopathies (PPEs) at Purpose To describe the OCT angiography charac- baseline evolved to CSCR, 22% PPE at baseline teristics of ﬂat irregular pigment epithelial detach- evolved to pachychoroid neovasculopathy, 18% ments (PEDs), an overlapping tomographic feature of pachychoroid neovasculopathy stable. various macular disorders. Conclusion Central serous chorioretinopathy, type 1 Methods Consecutive patients with a dimpled retinal CNV, and the pachychoroid spectrum of diseases pigment epithelium proﬁle on OCT, referred for a cause abnormalities in the choroidal circulation that second opinion, were enrolled. Fluorescein (FA) and make the overlying RPE dysfunctional, resulting in indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) were per- ﬂat irregular PED. Discrimination between avascular formed in all patients and compared to previous and vascular ﬂat irregular PEDs is crucial for a good examinations, when available. In all patients, visual outcome, but since chronic alterations of the enhanced depth imaging-OCT and OCT
International Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: May 11, 2017
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