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Idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasis
  • Idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasis
  • Idiopathic macular telangiectasia
  • IJT
  • Parafoveal telangiectasis
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Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasia?

Signs and symptoms of idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasia may include slow loss of vision, distorted vision, trouble reading, and scotomata (a spot in the visual field in which vision is absent or deficient).[1]
Last updated: 7/24/2012

References
  1. Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Fan K, Nugent A, Rubin GS, Peto T, Tufail A, Egan C, Bird AC, Fitzke FW. Correlation of functional impairment and morphological alterations in patients with group 2A idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasia. Arch Ophthalmol. 2008;


Other Names for this Disease
  • Idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasis
  • Idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasis
  • Idiopathic macular telangiectasia
  • IJT
  • Parafoveal telangiectasis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.