Crystalline retinopathy: Unifying pathogenic pathways of disease

Jaclyn L. Kovach, Hacer Isildak, David Sarraf

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Crystalline retinopathies may be associated with different etiologies including genetic, toxic, degenerative, idiopathic, and iatrogenic causes. We outline the various types of crystalline retinopathies and summarize their associated etiologies, pathogenesis, clinical presentations, multimodal imaging findings, and management strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-29
Number of pages29
JournalSurvey of Ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • crystalline maculopathy
  • crystalline retinopathy
  • refractile retinal deposits
  • retinal crystals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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