Macular Pucker

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    Condition/keywords
    macular pucker
    Photographer
    Rafael Reis, Retina Clinic - Brazil
    Imaging device
    Optical coherence tomography system
    Description
    A clinical grading system was proposed by Gass in 1987 describe the different stages of the epiretinal membrane. Grade 2 Macular pucker consists of a thick fibroglial membrane that contracts and produces obscuration of underlying vessels and marked full-thickness retinal distortion. Sometimes associated with cotton-wool spots, exudates, blot hemorrhages, microaneurysms, and cystoid macular edema.

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