Bilateral macular calcification

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Elderly patient. Incidental finding

Modality: CT


Case Discussion

CT through the orbits demonstrates bilateral calcifications located at the site of the macula. This is consistent with age related macular degeneration with calcified drusen - (Bruch membrane drusen of the retina) (Drusen is more common at the optic nerve head).

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Case Information

rID: 12585
Case created: 19th Dec 2010
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Tags: orbit, globe, eye
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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