Postoperative Multimodal Analysis in Successful Gas Displacement of a Submacular Hemorrhage
(a) A wide-field preoperative photograph shows limited moderate submacular hemorrhage associated with a parafoveal choroidal rupture and an irregular-shaped posterior retinal tear. (b) A swept-source cross-sectional optical coherence tomography (OCT) image in the horizontal plane shows a submacular hemorrhage that appears hyperreflective; it is hemoglobin-rich () and hyporeflective when the serous component is predominant. Due to the presence of blood, there is attenuation of the IS/OS (inner segment/outer segment) band and RPE (retinal pigment epithelium) line. (c) Posterior pole preoperative clinical photography and (d) corresponding swept-source cross-sectional OCT image in the vertical plane depict an elevated preoperative central submacular hemorrhage and an RPE attenuation-like defect.
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