1. Spectral‐domain optical coherence tomography of retinal vessels in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

    Spectral‐domain optical coherence tomography of retinal vessels in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

    Purpose To image retinal blood vessels in patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia using optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods Retrospective case series examining fundus photographs and OCT scans of 16 eyes in eight patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. Analyses included intravascular OCT reflectivity profiles and vessel diameters, and their relation to total immunoglobulin M (IgM) levels. Results In six out of eight patients, cross‐sectional OCT scans of larger retinal vessels (diameter > 100 μm) showed normal intravascular reflectivity and retrovascular shadowing. In two patients with the highest total IgM > 60 g/l, altered intravascular reflectivity, distinct anterior and posterior ...

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