|Year : 2023 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 629
Findings of optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence of macular fold
Kuan-Jen Chen1, Yen-Ting Chen2, Hung-Da Chou1
1 Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei-Shan; College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kwei-Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei-Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
|Date of Web Publication||28-Apr-2023|
Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fuhsing Street, Kwei-Shan, 333, Taoyuan
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|How to cite this article:|
Chen KJ, Chen YT, Chou HD. Findings of optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence of macular fold. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2023;3:629
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Chen KJ, Chen YT, Chou HD. Findings of optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence of macular fold. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2023 [cited 2023 Jun 5];3:629. Available from: https://www.ijoreports.in/text.asp?2023/3/2/629/374931
A 51-year-old female had macula-off bullous rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. She underwent vitrectomy with C3F8 tamponade. Two weeks later, examination demonstrated a macular fold [Figure 1]a. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) demonstrated a hairpin-like retinal fold [Figure 1]b., The macular fold resolved with an inferiorly shifted retinal fold after vitrectomy, subretinal balanced salt solution injection, and SF6 tamponade. Fundus autofluorescence imaging showed hyperautofluorescence (arrowheads) over the previous macular fold and hypoautofluorescence (arrows) in the inferiorly shifted retinal fold [Figure 1]c. OCT revealed focal hyperreflective lesions in the outer retina [Figure 1]d. The post-vitrectomy macular folds can be successfully resolved by further vitrectomy.,
|Figure 1: (a) Fundus photographs showing a macular fold (arrowheads) extending toward the inferotemporal retinal periphery. (b) OCT showing a hairpin-like retinal fold with base-to-base photoreceptor apposition. (c) Fundus autofluorescence imaging showing hyperautofluorescence (arrowheads) over the previous macular fold and hypoautofluorescence (arrows) in the inferiorly shifted retinal fold. (d) OCT showing hyperreflective lesions in the outer retina|
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