Identify the pathology in the below histopathology picture of retina?
C. Basal laminar deposit
D. Basal linear deposit
Ans: A. Drusen
(Ref: American Academy of Ophthalmologt, 20 t 7)
- Above retinal histopathology image is of Drusen characteristic feature of ARMD i.e. Age related macular degeneration.
- Drusen are a hallmark of ARMD.
- On histopathology, nodular drusen appear as eosinophilic dome-shaped structures situated between Bruch’s membrane and the displaced, attenuated RPE overlying the drusen.