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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 935-938

Epiretinal neovascularization with vitreomacular traction in a case of proliferative diabetic retinopathy with macular telangiectasia type 2

Department of Vitreo-Retina and Ocular Oncology, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vivek Chaitanya
Sankara Eye Hospital, Varthur Road, Vaikuntam Layout, Near Kundalahalli Gate, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 560 037
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_729_22

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A 58-year-old female presented with macular telangiectasia (MacTel) type 2 with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and also showed vitreomacular traction (VMT) with epiretinal neovascularization (ERN) in both the eyes. Post-vitrectomy with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injection in the right eye, there was complete resolution of previously noted ERN, probably due to release of VMT, making this a compelling case of traction as one of the pathophysiology of ERN in MacTel type 2 in our case.

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