Spontaneous Macular Hemorrhage in High Myopia

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    Condition/keywords
    color fundus photograph, macular hemorrhage, high myopia
    Photographer
    Soulmaz Shahmohammad, Negah Eye Center, Tehran, Iran
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Description
    A highly myopic 30-year-old-man noticed sudden drop of vision and metamorphopsia in his left eye. Color fundus photograph showed a macular haemorrhage (Fig. a) which partially resolved spontaneously after 6 weeks ( Fig. b). Four months later, VA improved to 20/40 and the image distortion markedly resolved ( Fig. c). Lacquer cracks were visible.

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