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.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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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.
One month later, visual acuity was improved to 20/25 along with gradual normalization of fundus findings associated with CRVO and macular cysts. After one more month OCTA revealed enlargement of the foveal avascular zone and broken foveal capillary ring in the superficial capillary plexus (SCP) and deep capillary plexus (DCP).
Injuries include burns on the cornea or retina, holes, hemorrhages, retinal scarring, macular holes and macular cysts.
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