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Yellow White Retinal Lesion Differential Diagnosis

Yellow White Retinal Lesion Differential Diagnosis

Yellow-white retinal lesions or deposits at the macula are caused by a wide range of conditions and can lead to vision loss. Causes of Yellow White Retinal Lesion: Drusen and drusen-like conditions Hard exudates Cotton wool spots Retinal Infiltrate Choroidal neovascularization Chorioretinal scar Crystalline maculopathies Flecked retinal syndromes  1- Drusens: are tiny yellow or white accumulations of extracellular material that build up between Bruch’s membrane and ... Read More »

Retinal Diseases Signs In One Picture

Retinal Diseases Signs In One Picture

Retinal Diseases Signs In One Picture Bone spicule pigments (BSP): are a hallmark of retinitis pigmentosa (RP)   Chorioretinal Atrophy: is a condition of the eye where both the choroid and retina are damaged. This causes them to wither away and stop working. Causes: Infection is the most common cause of Chorioretinal Atrophy Toxoplasmosis Toxocara Cytomegalovirus Cold Sore Virus Chicken ... Read More »

Diabetic Cotton wool spots

Cotton wool spots

Diabetic Cotton wool spots Accumulations of neuronal debris within the nerve fibre layer. They result from disruption of nerve axons. As cotton wool spots heal, debris is removed by autolysis and phagocytosis. Signs: Small, whitish, fluffy superficial lesions which obscure underlying blood vessels and are clinically evident only in the post-equatorial retina, where the nerve fibre layer is of sufficient thickness ... Read More »

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