Distinguishing torpedo maculopathy from similar lesions of the posterior segment

Victor M. Villegas, Stephen G. Schwartz, Harry W. Flynn, Hilda Capó, Audina M. Berrocal, Timothy G. Murray, J. William Harbour

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Torpedo maculopathy is a congenital solitary, oval-shaped lesion typically located temporal to the center of the macula. Congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), RPE lesions of Gardner syndrome, and other lesions can present with similar characteristics. Because of its unique clinical and imaging features, torpedo maculopathy generally can be differentiated from other posterior segment lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-226
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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