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True about Juxta foveal Telangiectasia is all except (AIPG 2009)



A Variant of Coat’s disease

B Macular telangiectasia

C Peripheral telangiectasia

D Structural abnormality seen in vessel

Ans. C Peripheral telangiectasia

1. Idiopathic juxta foveolar retinal telangiectasis is characterized by abnormal retinal capillaries and variable intraretinal exudation after exclusion of an ocular or systemic cause.

2. Onset is in adulthood, and patients present with blurred central vision.

3. The hallmark lesions are small, perifoveal, and parafoveal telangiectatic capillaries that demonstrate tortuosity, dilation, and irregular caliber and may be associated with lipid exudation in some cases.

4. Microaneurysms can be present.

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