Choroidal Rift-December 2022

Thanks to everyone who showed interest in the section of question of the month and answered the question. In this month’s question, identify the novel OCT finding in eyes with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy was desired.

The answer to the question is ‘Choroidal Rift’. The result of the lottery among those who answered the question correctly, the winner of this month’s book prize is Murat Oklar, MDCongratulations to him.

Choroidal rifts were identified as polygonal (and not round-shaped) hyporeflective lesions without hyperreflective margins. In contrast to choroidal caverns and loculations, choroidal rifts were larger than the largest choroidal vessel. In OCTA, choroidal rifts were characterized by the absence of flow. 

Battista M,Borreli E,Veronese C, et al . Choroidal Rift: A New OCT Finding in Eyes with Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. J. Clin. Med. 20209, 2260; doi:10.3390/jcm9072260

Murat Oklar, MD

Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar City Hosptal, Istanbul

Dr Murat Oklar is graduated from Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine in 2013. After completing his residency in Ophthalmology between 2015-2019 at the Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar City Hosptal, he started to work at same hospital in 2019, as an ophtalmologist. He is interested in uveal diseases and oculoplastic surgery.



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