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Focal Choroidal Excavation Expansion Following Treatment of Associated Choroidal Neovascular Membrane.

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Summary of "Focal Choroidal Excavation Expansion Following Treatment of Associated Choroidal Neovascular Membrane."

The authors describe a case of a previously unreported phenomenon of focal choroidal excavation (FCE) expansion, in absence of inflammation, due to treatment of an associated choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM). A patient with new type 2 CNVM, treated during 43 months of follow-up with aflibercept, experienced significant expansion of an FCE with conversion from nonconforming to conforming type. FCE is part of the pachychoroid spectrum and the regression of an associated CNVM during aflibercept treatment as seen in the authors' patient may elucidate the pathogenesis of some forms of focal choroidal excavation and their evolution over time. [Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020;51:54-57.].

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Name: Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina
ISSN: 2325-8179
Pages: 54-57

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