Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

: 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 525-

Peripapillary staphyloma

Manavi D Sindal, M Arthi 
 Vitreoretina Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India

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Vitreoretina Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Thavalakuppam, Cuddalore Main Road, Pondicherry - 605 007

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Sindal MD, Arthi M. Peripapillary staphyloma.Indian J Ophthalmol 2020;68:525-525

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A 43-year-old female, presented with right eye light perception, normal anterior segment, and axial length of 25.04 mm. Fundus showed staphylomatous excavation with sharp margins, normal optic disc [Figure 1], normal retinal vasculature, and extensive pigmentary changes of the surrounding retina.{Figure 1}

Peripapillary staphyloma Curtins type 3 is the rarest (1.5%) type.[1] Its ocular association includes high myopia, associated macular coloboma,[2] and poor vision. It may be a component of frontonasal dysplasia,[3] and it differs from morning glory syndrome, where the optic disc is abnormal with radial vasculature and associated glial tissue.[4] The optic disc coloboma is associated with retinochoroidal coloboma and an excavated optic disc.[5]

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