1. Retinal imaging including OCT angiography for detecting active choroidal neovascularization in pseudoxanthoma elasticum

    Retinal imaging including OCT angiography for detecting active choroidal neovascularization in pseudoxanthoma elasticum

    Importance The diagnostic accuracy of different retinal imaging modalities to detect active choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is essential to enable a correct diagnosis but currently poorly understood. Background Optical coherence tomography (OCT), fluorescein angiography (FA) and optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT‐A) are employed in daily practice but a systematic comparison of these imaging techniques is lacking. Design Retrospective, observational study. Participants Twenty patients (31 eyes) with PXE. Methods OCT, FA and OCT‐A imaging was performed in each eye and graded separately by independent readers. Main Outcome Measures Diagnostic accuracy, sensitivity and specificity to detect CNVs ...

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