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Diabetic retinopathy OCT angiography (AngioPlex)

OCT AngioPlex can potentially be used to detect vascular structures, such as: areas of choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration, micro-aneurysms and ischemia in diabetic retinopathy, occlusions and abnormalities in central retinal vein occlusion and branch retinal vein occlusion, and abnormalities of optic nerve vasculature. (Couretsy ZEISS; Contributed by Dr. Rosa Tang.)

Associated Disorders

  • Bassen-Kornzweig disease
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Kearns-Sayre syndrome
  • Lawrence-Moon-Biedl syndrome
  • Mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS)
  • Ocular paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Refsum disease
  • Usher syndrome
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • posterior vitreous detachment
  • retinal detachment
  • systemic arterial hypertension
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