Visualization of Short Posterior Ciliary Artery Insertion Due to Posterior Staphyloma and Myopic Chorioretinal Atrophy

JAMA Ophthalmol. 2023 Apr 1;141(4):e230025. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.0025. Epub 2023 Apr 20.
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Plain language summary

This case report describes the visualization of a short posterior ciliary artery insertion as a result of posterior staphyloma and chorioretinal atrophy in a patient in their 50s with pathologic myopia.

MeSH terms

  • Atrophy
  • Ciliary Arteries
  • Humans
  • Myopia, Degenerative* / complications
  • Myopia, Degenerative* / diagnosis
  • Retinal Degeneration*
  • Scleral Diseases*
  • Tomography, Optical Coherence