Vitreoschisis

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    Condition/keywords
    vitreoschisis
    Description
    OCT of the left eye in a patient with macular pucker (see SLO image below to right) demonstrates splitting of the posterior vitreous cortex in two separate places. Tangential traction caused thickening of the underlying macula. [For histopathology see: Gupta P, Yee KMP, Garcia P, Rosen RB, Parikh J, Hageman GS, Sadun AA, Sebag J: Vitreoschisis in macular diseases. Brit J Ophthalmol 2011;95(3):376-80]

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