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Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Xiuli Zhou

Xiuli Zhou

China

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  • Case Report
    Imaging Features of Varix of the Vortex Vein Ampulla?A Small Case Series
    Author(s): Yiqian Hu, Shiyuan Wang, Yang Dong, Xiuli Zhou, Wenjing Yu and Chenghui XuYiqian Hu, Shiyuan Wang, Yang Dong, Xiuli Zhou, Wenjing Yu and Chenghui Xu

    Background: Varix of the vortex vein ampulla is a rare, benign condition which may be occasionally found by fundus examination and sometimes mis-classified as visual threatening retinal choroidal diseases. Auxillary examinations such as ultrasonography, OCT, ICGA, and CDFI may help to make a differential diagnosis. Methods: Three cases were reviewed. The imaging characteristics of varix of the vortex vein ampulla were discussed. Results: Three cases of varix of the vortex vein ampulla (2 male, 1 female, 48-67 years-old, unilateral) were found occasionally by ultrasonography. The lesion was overlooked by three-mirror contact lens funduscopy in two cases. By ultrasonography, a dome shaped lesion of around 1.5 mm wide 3 mm height on the posterior equator eye wall with high reflective smooth surface and low internal reflecti.. View More»

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