Bilateral macular calcification

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Elderly patient. Incidental finding


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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