Idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1
Synonyms: Aneurysmal telangiectasia | Visible and exudative idiopathic juxtafoveolar retinal telangiectasis
Idiopathic macular telangiectasia type 1 is a rare acquired eye disease characterized by unilateral (rarely bilateral) abnormally dilated and tortuous capillaries around the fovea associated with multiple arteriolar and venular aneurysms lipid depositions and intra-retinal cystoid degeneration. It leads to vision loss due to macular edema with hard exudates.
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