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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 695-697

Optical coherence tomography angiography of intraretinal neovascularization in an eye with tubercular serpiginous-like choroiditis

Department of Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation, Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology and Prabha Eye Clinic and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Kalpana Babu
Prabha Eye Clinic and Research Centre, 504, 40th Cross, Jayanagar 8th Block, Bengaluru - 560 070, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_215_22

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We present a case of a 28-year-old male who was diagnosed with bilateral tubercular multifocal choroiditis with intraretinal neovascularization adjacent to an area of choroiditis in the left eye. We present OCTA features of the neovascular complex before and after 4 months of treatment with anti-tubercular therapy and oral steroids. We speculate that the intraretinal neovascular complex noted in our case may be due to VEGF released by the underlying ischemic choroid.

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