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Spectral domain optical coherence tomography of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy associated with benign choroidal nevus

Poster Details

First Author: G.De Salvo UK

Co Author(s):    S. Vaz-Pereira   M.S. Sagoo               0   0 0   0 0   0 0   0 0

Abstract Details



Purpose:

To report two cases of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) complicating benign choroidal nevus and their tomographic features at spectral domain optical coherence tomography.

Setting:

Medical Retina Service, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Methods:

The two eyes of two patients with choroidal naevus and associated subretinal fluid underwent complete ophthalmological examination, spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), fundus fluorescein angiography and Indocyanine green angiography.

Results:

SD-OCT tomographic images and indocyanine green angiography confirmed the diagnosis of PCV in both cases.

Conclusions:

Ophthalmologists should be aware of this rare combination between choroidal nevus and PCV. If a choroidal nevus presents with subretinal fluid, this does not always herald malignant transformation and PCV should be ruled out so that the correct treatment can be planned.

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