Choroidal Neovascularization Associated with Rare Entities

  • Pasha Anvari
  • Masood Naseripour
  • Khalil Ghasemi Falavarjani


Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) may develop in association with a myriad of conditions including degenerative, inflammatory, traumatic, or congenital disorders. This chapter provides a brief review of conditions that may be infrequently encountered in routine clinical practice, but ophthalmologists must be familiar with the correct diagnosis, as prompt treatment is essential to preserve vision.

A review of literature was conducted to outline incidence, clinical and imaging findings, followed by diagnosis and treatment options for CNV occurring in association with choroidal nevus, choroidal osteoma, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, laser (either accidental or therapeutic), trauma, or coloboma.


Choroidal neovascularization Choroidal nevus Choroidal osteoma idiopathic intracranial hypertension Laser Coloboma Choroidal rupture 


Competing Interest Statement 

None of the authors has any financial interest in the subject matter of this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pasha Anvari
    • 1
  • Masood Naseripour
    • 1
  • Khalil Ghasemi Falavarjani
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Eye Research Center and Eye Department, Rassoul Akram HospitalIran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Eye Research Center, Rassoul Akram Hospital, Sattarkhan-Niaiesh StTehranIran

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