Cloquet's canal

Cloquet's canal

a tubular structure containing remnants of the primary vitreous, located between the posterior aspect of the lens and the retina in the vicinity of the optic disk.
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The martini glass is represented by triangular retrolental fibrovascular tissue and a central tissue stalk of hyaloid remnant extending to the optic disc in Cloquet's canal (see Figure 1a).
2,3,5-7) Posterior PRVS, on the other hand, is often associated with microphthalmia, retinal detachment, tubular- or triangular-shaped structure representing Cloquet's canal, and subretinal hemorrhages.
Classic findings seen with posterior type include microphthalmos and a retrolental mass within the Cloquet's canal, often described as a "martini glass" or "wine glass" appearance, representing the persistent fibrovascular tissue that places traction on the retina causing detachment.