|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 141
Choroidal vasculature without angiography
Raja Narayanan1, Kyoko Ohno-Matsui2
1 Retina, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
|Date of Web Publication||21-Dec-2018|
Dr. Raja Narayanan
L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Narayanan R, Ohno-Matsui K. Choroidal vasculature without angiography. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:141
A 21-year-old albinotic female patient presented with history of nystagmus and poor vision since birth [Figure 1]. Fundus examination revealed depigmented fundus and extensively visible details of choroidal vasculature. The wide-angle images of the choroid showed predominance of veins draining into vortex veins, compared to arteries. The macula of both eyes showed a high density of choroidal venous plexus, compared to the venous density in the periphery. The finding of choroidal plexus at the macula could have implications in the understanding of pachychoroid diseases.,,
|Figure 1: Choroidal vasculature vividly imaged in an albinotic patient without any dye. There is extensive venous circulation in the choroid compared to arteries, and there is a high-density plexus at the macula|
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