bright plaque

bright plaque

A fundoscopic finding which consists of a light-reflecting fragment of atherosclerotic plaque lodged in a retinal arteriole that may be associated with amaurosis fugax (temporary loss of vision in one eye), which may precede a stroke (see there).
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Appearance of bright plaque on top of RPE-Bruch membrane was present in all eyes.
On the other hand bright plaque was shown in all of the study eyes.
Analyzed OCT parameters were stated below: volume analysis was selected to scrutinize retinal layers (number of horizontal B-scans: 23, pattern size 20[degrees] x 18[degrees], and the distance between B-scans: 247 [micro]m) for the detection of intraretinal hyperreflective dots, bright plaques on top of RPE-Bruch membrane complex, and outer retinal tubulations (ORTs).
In time, white, atrophic, bright plaques are observed.