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Case 6

Patient Presentation: A 6-year-old male was referred to retina clinic for decreased vision in both eyes. He has a family history of myopia. On examination, vision was 20/80 OD and 20/70 OS. Slit lamp and fundus examination appeared normal. An OCT macula was performed and demonstrated the following:

Retina Case 6-1
Retina 6-2

Describe the OCT

Given the clinical scenario, what is the likely diagnosis?

Question: What investigation is most useful to definitively diagnose the condition?

Retina Case 6-1

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognize the typical OCT appearance of macular retinoschisis.

2. Understand the differences in appearance of retinoschisis and macular edema on OCT.

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