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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139-141

Favourable outcome in retinal macrovessel-related choroidal neovascularization


1 Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
2 Prince Mohammed Medical City, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Moustafa S Magliyah
Vitreoretinal Division, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, PO Box 7191 Riyadh 11462
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-4534.305037

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Congenital retinal macrovessel (CRM) is an aberrant retinal blood vessel, which crosses the central macula and has tributaries extending on both sides of the horizontal raphe. It is a rare vascular condition, usually asymptomatic and incidentally discovered on routine fundus exam. This report describes a case of venous CRM associated with visual impairment secondary to choroidal nonvascular membrane (CNV). Treatment with intravitreal injection of aflibercept resulted in a favourable visual as well as anatomical outcome.


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