Torpedo maculopathy (love the name :).. Even Though it remi
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Dr. Shachi Desai
Torpedo maculopathy
(love the name :).. Even Though it reminds us of war, it is very mild and benign kind of condition)


- unilateral
- margins : well defined with characteristic
leading edge which points towards
macula
- location : temporal macula
- variable pigmentation
- shape - torpedo
- cause - may be related to alterations in
choroidal vasculature in affected area
during embryonic development
- OCT - Thin abnormal RPE
- FFA - transmission hyper fluorescence of the
lesion
- Visual field - corresponding blind spot
- Auto fluorescence image - affected area
appears darker
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