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Keywords:

  • intra-schitic haemorrhage;
  • macular schisis;
  • optic disc pit;
  • telangiectasis

Abstract.

Purpose:  To present a patient with the novel finding of vascular telangiectasis as a cause of intra-schitic haemorrhage, occurring in optic disc pit-associated maculopathy.

Methods:  A clinical history was detailed. Clinical examination included visual acuity assessment and slit-lamp microscopy. Fluorescein angiography was performed.

Results:  A temporal optic disc pit, macular retinoschisis and a circumscribed detachment of the outer retinal layer and inner leaf holes were noted. A retinal haemorrhage extending into the schitic cavity was present, along with an associated vitreous haemorrhage. Fluorescein angiography showed telangiectatic vessels in association with the haemorrhage.

Conclusion:  This is the first reported case of vascular telangiectasis as a cause of intra-schitic haemorrhage occurring in optic disc pit-associated maculopathy.