macular cyst

macular cyst

A swelling in the macular area in which fluid has accumulated after injury to the eye or cystoid macular oedema. It may eventually burst into the vitreous producing a macular hole.
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On fundus examination, there was a macular cyst which was a rare presentation.
8) Stage 1 is defined as a macular cyst, caused by the vitreous pulling on the macula and a yellow dot of pigment can usually be seen.
Injuries include burns on the cornea or retina, holes, hemorrhages, retinal scarring, macular holes and macular cysts.
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