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Journal Français d'Ophtalmologie
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Doi : 10.1016/j.jfo.2019.12.001
Received : 19 September 2019 ;  accepted : 10 December 2019
Placoid pigment epitheliopathy and serpiginous choroiditis

M. Saleh
 Ophthalmology Department, Besançon University Regional Medical Center, 3, boulevard Alexandre-Fleming, 25030 Besançon, France 


Placoid pigment epitheliopathy and serpiginous choroiditis are among the white dot retinal syndromes and possess similarities that can cause confusion between these two diseases. However, they are very different in terms of their progression and prognosis, which requires a diagnosis of certainty in order to better manage the patients with the diseases and identify potentially serious progressive complications. The clinical presentation, results of testing, differential diagnoses and treatment of these two pathologies are discussed in this article.

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Keywords : Serpiginous choroiditis, Placoid pigment epitheliopathy, AMPPE

 See this article, unabridged, illustrated and detailed, with electronic enhancements, in EMC-Ophtalmologie: Saleh M, Meyer L, Gaucher D. Épithéliopathie en plaques et choroïdite serpigineuse. EMC - Ophtalmologie 2017; [21-230-B-20]. Doi: 10.1016/S0246-0343(17)74272-4.

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