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Late development of a lamellar macular hole after the spontaneous separation of vitreoretinal traction: case report

Abstract

Purpose

To report a case of epiretinal macular membrane and a lamellar macular hole developing after the spontaneous separation of an idiopathic vitreoretinal traction.

Methods

Retrospective, observational, long follow-up of a case evaluated and documented with optical coherence tomography and managed with current therapies including pars plana vitrectomy.

Results

Good anatomic and functional results with stable 20/30 best-corrected visual acuity.

Conclusions

The natural course of idiopathic vitreomacular traction has been documented during prolonged observation after its spontaneous separation from the fovea leading to the development of an epiretinal membrane and a lamellar macular hole.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2016; 26(6): e168 - e170

Article Type: CASE REPORT

DOI:10.5301/ejo.5000785

Authors

Alvaro Rodríguez, Francisco J. Rodríguez, Marcela Valencia, Claudia Castaño

Article History

Disclosures

Financial support: No financial support was received for this submission.
Conflict of interest: None of the authors has conflict of interest with this submission.

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Affiliations

  • Fundación Oftalmológica Nacional, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá - Colombia

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