1. Detection of nonexudative choroidal neovascularization secondary to angioid streaks using optical coherence tomography angiography

    Detection of nonexudative choroidal neovascularization secondary to angioid streaks using optical coherence tomography angiography

    To present a case of nonexudative choroidal neovascularization secondary to angioid streaks in a patient with pseudoxanthoma elasticum. The lesion was monitored over an 8-month period with the use of optical coherence tomography angiography. Case report. The neovascular tissue area increased by 0.160 mm 2 over a period of 8 months without any sign of exudation seen on optical coherence tomography or fluorescein angiography. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a nonexudative choroidal neovascularization secondary to angioid streaks. Given that once a patient with angioid streaks develops choroidal neovascularization in one eye there is a high ...

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