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Case 4-11. Epiretinal Membrane

Clinical Summary

A 67-year-old man had diabetes mellitus and an j epiretinal membrane in his left eye associated with a visual acuity of 20/20 (A).

Optical Coherence Tomography

The membrane appeared in the OCT image (B) as a thin, brightly reflective band tightlv adherent to the surface of the retina, and was identifiable bv its increased back-

m scattering compared to retinal tissue. There was a loss of the normal foveal contour, consistent with foveal traction or edema.

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