Microcystic macular edema: retrograde maculopathy caused by optic neuropathy.

  title={Microcystic macular edema: retrograde maculopathy caused by optic neuropathy.},
  author={Mathias H. Abegg and Muriel Dysli and Sebastian Wolf and Jens Kowal and Pascal Dufour and Martin Sebastian Zinkernagel},
  volume={121 1},
PURPOSE To investigate retrograde axonal degeneration for its potential to cause microcystic macular edema (MME), a maculopathy that has been previously described in patients with demyelinating disease. To identify risk factors for MME and to expand the anatomic knowledge on MME. DESIGN Retrospective case series. PARTICIPANTS We included 117 consecutive patients and 180 eyes with confirmed optic neuropathy of variable etiology. Patients with glaucoma were excluded. METHODS We determined… CONTINUE READING