optic pit

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op·tic pit

a congenital anomaly characterized by a focal depression of the temporal optic nerve head.

optic pit

A small indentation of the optic nerve head. It may sometimes release fluid below the retina, which can cause central retinal detachment.
See also: pit

pit, optic 

A depression on each side of the end of the neural ectoderm (or neural tube) of the embryo. The pit deepens to form the optic vesicle. Syn. optic sulcus.
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I read with interest the article reporting spontaneous resolution of optic disc pit maculopathy in a boy.
Patients with known history of corneal diseases, trauma, ocular surgery, history of laser surgery (Corneal, Retinal), hereditary causes of RNFL thinning like high myopia, cataract obscuring view of fundus, retinal diseases like diabetes and hypertension, optic disc anomalies like optic disc drusen, papilledema and optic disc pit were excluded.
His initial ophthalmologic examination revealed optic disc pit in both eyes and serous macular detachment in the right eye (Fig.
Koushik Tripathy for his interest and constructive comments regarding our case report entitled "Spontaneous Regression of Optic Disc Pit Maculopathy in a Six-Year-Old Child'' published in Turk J Ophthalmol.
Acquired optic disc pit typically appears as a pale area at the inner periphery of the optical disc margin.
a Papilloedema b Choroiditis c Papillitis d Optic disc pit 02 Considering the history and fundus photograph shown in Image A, what are you most likely to see when examining the other eye?
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) revealed optic disc pit maculopathy in the right eye.
1) Congenital optic nerve anomalies without systemic associations include tilted disc, disc drusen, optic disc pit and myelinated nerve fibres.
In glaucoma, acquired optic disc pits form due to localized depressions in the lamina cribrosa resulting from neuroretinal rim loss.