And it was all yellow!

𝘏𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘌𝘹𝘶𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴⁣ ⁣ ● Due to chronic localised retinal edema, develops between junction of normal and edematous retina⁣ ⁣ ● Occurs due to leakage from microaneurysms and surrounding capillaries⁣ ⁣ ● Deep yellow with sharp well defined margins, usually between the temporal arcades⁣



⁣ ● They are composed of lipoproteins and lipid filled macrophages⁣ ⁣ ● Deposited within the neurosensory retina - outer plexiform and inner nuclear layers⁣ ⁣ ● Accumulation may occur in a circinate pattern - a ring around a group of leaking microaneurysms⁣ ⁣ ● Seen in - Diabetic retinopathy, Hypertensive retinopathy, BRVO, Radiation retinopathy, Telengiectasias, Neuroretinitis, VHL disease⁣ ⁣ ● Hypofluorescent on FFA


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