Vitreous & Retina
















Hereditary / Congenital
Myelinated nerve fibers superior to the optic disc.

  • Non progressive, congenital condition.
  • Clinical features:
    • Symptoms:
      • Maybe asymptomatic
      • Various degree of decreased vision and scotoma may occur when extensive myelination involve the retina
    • Signs:
      • White, feathery-edged configuration of the nerve fiber layer
      • Usually continuous to the optic disc
      • May also develop in the periphery, away from the disc
  • Has been reported to be associated with myopia, amblyopia, strabismus, nystagmus, optic neuritis, retinal neovascularization and vitreous hemorrhage
  • Management: observation.

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