Torpedo maculopathy

Sally S. Ong, Akshay S. Thomas

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Torpedo maculopathy is a congenital lesion that always localizes to the temporal macula with a torpedo-like tip pointing to the central macula. In this chapter, we discuss the brain connection, clinical features, OCT features, ancillary testing, and treatment of torpedo maculopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Pediatric Retinal OCT and the Eye-Brain Connection
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780323609845
ISBN (Print)9780323609852
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Cleft
  • Retinal pigment epithelium thinning
  • Torpedo maculopathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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