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Answers: 2005 Series -  October 25, 2005 Lecture 10 of 52  NEXT»

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A 30-year-old male presents with metamorphopsia and visual loss in his right eye. On dilated exam, the above finding on the optic nerve is observed.

The patient's visual symptoms are caused by:    

            a -- serous macular detachment

Optic Nerve Pits

  • A round depression on the optic disc that is most frequently unilateral and can be associated with serous macular detachments.
  • Although some serous detachments spontaneously resolve, other treatment options include laser treatment and vitrectomy.

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