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International Ophthalmology

, Volume 27, Issue 5, pp 293–297 | Cite as

Optical coherence tomography in optic pit maculopathy

  • Serra Arf Karacorlu
  • Murat Karacorlu
  • Hakan Ozdemir
  • Engin Burumcek
  • Haluk Esgin
Original Paper

Abstract

Purpose

To report the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in patients with optic pit maculopathy.

Methods

Twelve eyes of 12 patients with optic pit maculopathy were evaluated. Cross-sectional OCT images were correlated with findings from slit-lamp biomicroscopy and fluorescein angiography. The presence of retinoschisis and serous macular detachment was evaluated and the height of the serous detachment also measured.

Results

Visual acuities varied between 20/400 and 20/63. The height of the serous macular detachment at the fovea was between 323 and 548 μm. OCT findings showed that ten (83.3%) patients had both retinoschisis and serous macular detachment, one (8.3%) patient had only retinoschisis and one (8.3%) patient had only serous macular detachment. None of the patients had macular hole or vitreoretinal traction.

Conclusion

These findings support the concept of a bilaminar structure that contains retinoschisis and serous macular detachment. Our data also showed that in some patients, the sole component of maculopathy was serous macular detachment or retinoschisis.

Keywords

Optic pit maculopathy  Optical coherence tomography  Retinoschisis Serous macular detachment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serra Arf Karacorlu
    • 1
  • Murat Karacorlu
    • 1
  • Hakan Ozdemir
    • 1
  • Engin Burumcek
    • 2
  • Haluk Esgin
    • 3
  1. 1.Istanbul Retina Institute Inc.UNIMED CenterSisli, IstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologySB Okmeydani HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Ophthalmology, School of MedicineUniversity of TrakyaEdirneTurkey

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