TableĀ 1

Coexisting pathologies and differential diagnosis for myopic CNV

Other co-existing degenerative changes associated with myopiaDifferential diagnosis for CNV
Myopic traction maculopathy (foveoschisis)Neovascular AMD
Macular holeMyopic macular haemorrhage due to lacquer cracks
Retinal tear/detachmentPunctate inner choroidopathy (usually coexists with myopia)
Dome-shaped maculaMultifocal choroiditis
StaphylomaIdiopathic CNV*
Atrophic changes (patchy atrophy, tesselated changes and diffuse atrophy)
  • *Idiopathic CNV in a myope is myopic CNV.

  • AMD, age-related macular degeneration; CNV, choroidal neovascularisation.