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Here is a quick mnemonic “MACULA EYE to remember about Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, MBBS, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT, MCAT & NCLEX exams

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy: How To Remember Easily ?

  • M – Males between the ages of 20 and 50 years primarily affected by Central Serous Chorioretinopathy.
  • A – Acute or chronic symptoms of metamorphopsia and blurred vision when the macula is involved.
  • C – Choroid leakage causes small, localized detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium and the neurosensory retina.
  • U – Unknown cause of central serous chorioretinopathy.
  • L – Leakage of serous fluid from the choroid leads to detachments.
  • A – Acute detachments are difficult to visualize with a direct ophthalmoscope.
  • E – Elevated OCT shows fluid beneath the retina.
  • Y – Younger individuals are commonly affected.
  • E – Examinations such as fluorescein angiography show dye streaming into the subretinal space.

Mnemonic : MACULA EYE

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