A complete clinical review of idiopathic macular telangiectasia : Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

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A complete clinical review of idiopathic macular telangiectasia

Jayasri, P.1; Stephen, A. Mary2,

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Oman Ophthalmic Society ():, May 26, 2023. | DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_170_22
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Idiopathic macular telangiectasia refers to a disease entity characterized by telangiectasia and alteration of the juxtafoveal capillary network. It can present uniocularly or binocularly and is subdivided into three groups which have varied appearances. Group I occurs in males which is easily identifiable and has macular edema. Group II has no sex predilection and difficult to distinguish by clinical examination and often requires the need of optical coherence tomography and angiographic modalities. Group III is not so common with its progressive nature and associated with neurological diseases. This article is aimed to provide complete details about idiopathic macular telangiectasia/idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasia/parafoveal telangiectasia including various groups, pathology, presentation, and management.

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