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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 10  |  Page : 1030-1032

Ultrasonographic evaluation of transition from normal to ectatic area: A comparison between myopic staphylomata and coloboma


Dr. R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Brijesh Takkar
Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_415_17

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Choroidal coloboma and posterior staphyloma are two clinically distinct entities, with choroidal excavation being a unifying feature. They are associated with early onset cataract which can make ophthalmoscopy difficult. This report studies the transition between the normal and ectatic area in these cases with ultrasound. We evaluate “posterior hump” as a sign of differentiation between these two conditions.


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