• Users Online: 108
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 725-727

Double torpedo maculopathy in an adolescent patient

Department of Ophthalmology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Venkatkrish M Kasetty
2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit - 48202, Michigan
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_3060_21

Rights and Permissions

Torpedo maculopathy is a rare, typically singular, asymptomatic, unilateral torpedo-shaped lesion located in the temporal macula. The pathophysiology of these lesions is currently unknown but is thought to occur during embryogenesis. Even rarer are cases of torpedo maculopathy with two lesions in the affected eye, with only one prior case identified in the literature. The authors present a case of double torpedo maculopathy with accompanying optical coherence tomography, fundus photos, and fundus auto-fluorescence imaging over a 1.5-year follow-up period. Although our case further establishes the non-progressive nature of this phenotype, the exact pathophysiology warrants further investigation.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded14    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal