Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

OPHTHALMIC IMAGE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 1347-

Bilateral focal choroidal excavation in high myopia


Vinod Kumar, Srikanta Kumar Padhy, T Nithya Bhai, Shorya V Azad 
 Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vinod Kumar
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India




How to cite this article:
Kumar V, Padhy SK, Bhai T N, Azad SV. Bilateral focal choroidal excavation in high myopia.Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:1347-1347


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Kumar V, Padhy SK, Bhai T N, Azad SV. Bilateral focal choroidal excavation in high myopia. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Sep 17 ];67:1347-1347
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A 49-year-old male with high myopia (−7D in OD and − 8D in OS) had localized hypopigmented area in OU [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b, arrow], which were seen as conforming focal choroidal excavation (FCE) on optical coherence tomography [Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d. FCE, a recently described entity, is diagnosed on optical coherence tomography as one or more areas of focal depressions in the choroid in the absence of posterior staphyloma or scleral ectasia.[1] Recent studies have labeled it as a manifestation of pachychoroid spectrum[2] though it has been described in the setting of high myopia (where choroid is thin) as well.[3],[4] This report highlights that better knowledge of this entity may result in its more frequent recognition.{Figure 1}

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