International Ophthalmology

, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 2149–2151 | Cite as

OCT angiography demonstrates retinal angiomatous proliferation and chorioretinal anastomosis of type 3 neovascularization

  • Reema BansalEmail author
  • Varshitha Hemanth
  • Samyak Mulkutkar
  • Ramandeep Singh
  • Vishali Gupta
  • Mangat R. Dogra
  • Amod Gupta
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To report the OCT angiography findings of type 3 neovascularization.


Two cases (one each with retinal angiomatous proliferation and chorioretinal anastomosis) are reported, in which the conventional fundus fluorescein angiography and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography findings were inconclusive.


OCT angiography demonstrated flow within the abnormal anastomotic network and delineated the extent of the lesion with respect to the retinal layers.


OCT angiography enables a quick diagnosis of type 3 neovascularization by demonstrating a supranormal flow within the lesion and delineates the lesion within different retinal layers.


OCT angiography Type 3 neovascularization Retinal angiomatous proliferation Chorioretinal anastomosis 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reema Bansal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Varshitha Hemanth
    • 1
  • Samyak Mulkutkar
    • 1
  • Ramandeep Singh
    • 1
  • Vishali Gupta
    • 1
  • Mangat R. Dogra
    • 1
  • Amod Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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