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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 121-122

Stellate nonhereditary idiopathic foveomacular retinoschisis treated as cystoid macular edema


1 Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh; Smt. Kanuri Santhamma Center for Vitreoretinal Diseases; Center of Excellence for Rare Eye Diseases, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
3 Smt. Kanuri Santhamma Center for Vitreoretinal Diseases, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Brijesh Takkar
Smt. Kanuri Santhamma Center for Vitreoretinal Diseases, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1569_20

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Stellate nonhereditary idiopathic foveomacular retinoschisis (SNIFR) is a rare eye disease, hitherto unreported in Indians. We report a case of SNIFR in an Indian female wrongly treated as cystoid macular edema (CME). Differentiation between chronic CME and foveoschisis is paramount while dealing with rare diseases like SNIFR.


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