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Title: Inverted internal limiting membrane flap for the management of optic disc pit maculopathy
Authors: ZACHARIAS, Leandro CabralNASCIMENTO, Micael Valtoni Dantas doGHOSN, Nagilton BouCIONGOLI, Marina RavagnaniPRETI, Rony CarlosMONTEIRO, Mario Luiz Ribeiro
Citation: ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE OFTALMOLOGIA, v.83, n.1, p.69-72, 2020
Abstract: Optic disc pit is a rare congenital anomaly that can cause serous macular detachment. It has no universally accepted single treatment. Recently, several investigators have performed new procedures to directly seal the pit. Herein, we report a case showing a promising method for optic pit maculopathy surgical treatment. We created an inverted internal limiting membrane flap and fold it over the pit to promote barrier in order to stop further fluid accumulation. Gradual absorption of subretinal fluid was observed over 12 months of follow-up. Optical coherence tomography can demonstrate internal limiting membrane folded over the pit and progressive subretinal fluid resolution. This technique resulted in a satisfactory anatomic outcome with good functional improvement in the best-corrected visual acuity.
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