A Case of Giant Macular Hole Progression after Rupture of a Giant Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachment

We report a case of giant macular hole progression after rupture of giant retinal pigment epithelial detachment (PED). The patient was a 91-year-old man who had a giant PED in the left eye. He had bilateral hypermetropia (+2.00 dpt), and he had developed posterior vitreous detachment. The PED was 5,800 μm in diameter and 800 μm in height and ruptured during follow-up. A macular hole was formed, with a diameter of 400 μm, and the height of the PED had reduced to 360 μm. After 5 months, the macular hole expanded up to a diameter of 600 μm. Therefore, some cases of giant PED may lead to macular hole.Case Rep Ophthalmol 2019;10:195 –199
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