radiation maculopathy

radiation maculopathy

Damage to the macula of the eye due to irradiation. It may occur after radiotherapy for ocular melanoma.
See also: maculopathy
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FFA is also used in the detection and follow-up of complications arising after brachytherapy such as radiation retinopathy and radiation maculopathy.
126) The first sign may be a decrease in visual acuity due to subclinical macular edema, and in fact the detection of macular edema on OCT is an indicator that radiation maculopathy may develop an average of 5 months later.
Classification and treatment of radiation maculopathy.
Radiation maculopathy after proton beam irradiation for choroidal melanoma.
KEY WORDS: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Radiation maculopathy, Radiation retinopathy, Radiotherapy.
24) Complications include iris neovascularisation, (21) posterior subcapsular cataract, radiation maculopathy and papillopathy (Figure 9).