cystoid macular edema


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

cys·toid mac·u·lar e·de·ma

[MIM*153880]
edema of the posterior pole of the eye secondary to abnormal permeability of capillaries of the central sensory retina.

cystoid macular edema

thickening of the macula with cystic changes, increased fluid within the sensory retina of the macula, and disruption of the blood-retinal barrier and consequent leakage on fluorescein angiography, with leaking capillaries in the posterior pole and around the optic disc, often a result of cataract surgery.
References in periodicals archive ?
Study of cystoid macular edema by optical coherent tomography following uneventful cataract surgery.
Comparison of diclofenac and fluorometholone in preventing cystoid macular edema after small incision cataract surgery: a multicentered prospective trial.
Cystoid macular edema has been reported to be associated with Crohn's disease only in patients who had active choroiditis or clinically apparent uveitis.
Vitreoretinal surgery for cystoid macular edema associated with retinitis pigmentosa.
Some of the patients were found to have optic atrophy, glaucoma, posterior capsular opacification, cystoid macular edema and retinal detachment on post-operative follow-up examinations.
Effect of primary capsulotomy with extracapsular surgery on the incidence of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema.
A comparison of retrobulbar versus sub-Tenon's corticosteroid therapy for cystoid macular edema refractory to topical medications.
The most common complications were cystoid macular edema (CME) (8, 31%) and RRD (6, 23%).
INTRODUCTION: Cystoid macular edema (CME) is the most frequent cause of postoperative decreased vision in patients having uneventful cataract surgery, with a prevalence of 0.
3) Posterior segment injuries include vitreous hemorrhage, retinal edema, retinal hemorrhage, retinal detachment, cystoid macular edema, chorioretinal rupture, lightning maculopathy, macular hole, central retinal vein occlusion, and central retinal artery occlusion.
Macular Edema Macular edema, including cystoid macular edema, has been reported during treatment with bimatoprost ophthalmic solution.