1. Automated macular choroidal thickness measurement by swept-source optical coherence tomography in pseudoxanthoma elasticum

    Automated macular choroidal thickness measurement by swept-source optical coherence tomography in pseudoxanthoma elasticum

    Introduction Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) typically involves elastic fibers in blood vessels and Bruch membrane. Our purpose was to analyze retinal and choroidal macular thickness in patients with angioid streaks due PXE compared with a control group. Methods Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), axial length (AL), and macular swept-source optical coherence tomography were obtained. Automated segmentations of the retina and the choroid were used to obtain the corresponding thickness values. An age, gender and AL matched control group was used to compare the thickness values. Results Twelve eyes of 6 patients were included. The mean BCVA was 0.68 ± 0.29 versus ...

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