Choroidal neovascularization in a child with traumatic choroidal rupture: clinical and ultrastructural findings


Dr Adele Abri, Buchenweg 2, A-8600 Bruck an der Mur, Austria. Email:


Choroidal neovascularization in children is uncommon and mostly associated with inflammation, infectious diseases or trauma. The clinical and histological findings of a choroidal neovascular membrane that developed in a 9-year-old boy after traumatic choroidal rupture are reported.