optomap® Recognizing Pathology
This material is designed as a searchable reference resource to support clinical decision-making. The information contained here should be used as general guidance when viewing optomap and OCT images from Optos devices. The differential diagnosis should be made under the direction of the responsible physician. These images were taken on the latest ultra-widefield optomap devices.
Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome (MEWDS)
Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome is one of the diagnoses within the family of White Dot Syndromes. Within this diagnostic group are MEWDS, Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy (APMPEE), Mulifocal Choroiditis and Panuveitis (MCP), Punctate Inner Choroiditis (PIC), and Birdshot Retinopathy. The White Dot Syndromes produce yellow-white retinal lesions classically located at the retinal pigment epithelium or outer retina and are found primarily in young adults