The importance of fluorescein angiography in diagnosing pattern dystrophies of the retinal pigment epithelium

@article{Tuppurainen1994TheIO,
  title={The importance of fluorescein angiography in diagnosing pattern dystrophies of the retinal pigment epithelium},
  author={Kaija Tuppurainen and Maija I M{\"a}ntyj{\"a}rvi},
  journal={Documenta Ophthalmologica},
  year={1994},
  volume={87},
  pages={233-243}
}
We describe three different types of pattern dystrophies in the retinal pigment epithelium: annular dystrophy, butterfly-shaped dystrophy with features of cone dystrophy, and butterfly dystrophy. In all the cases, fluorescein angiography was a good method to evaluate the morphology and range of macular changes. The butterfly-shaped lesions were not always… CONTINUE READING