idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy


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idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy

Hemorrhage from the choroidal blood vessels near the macula of the retina. It produces acute, painless, unilateral visual loss.
See also: vasculopathy
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Ophthotech also announced that it has initiated an open-label Phase 2a clinical trial evaluating Zimura in combination with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy for idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, an age-related retinal disease.
Idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) was first described by Yannuzzi et al.
Lipson, "Idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (IPCV)," Retina, vol.
Caption: Figure 3: Occult choroidal neovascularization (occult CNV) could be misdiagnosed as idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy by optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA).
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