Two cases of X-linked retinoschisis with different spectral domain optical coherence tomography findings
Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Abstract: Spectral domain optical coherence tomography was used to image the maculae of two brothers who had the diagnosis of X-linked retinoschisis maculopathy. One patient demonstrated a large foveal cyst in one eye and a lamellar macular hole in the fellow eye. The second patient demonstrated small retinal cysts in multiple layers of the retina. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography allowed high-resolution imaging and characterization of the features in X-linked retinoschisis in these patients, and it highlighted the variability of the same genetic disease, even in one family.
Keywords: SD-OCT, XLRS, retina, imaging, maculopathy
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