The macula shows an area of hyperpigmentation in the fovea which is surrounded by a zone of depigmentation.
The depigmented zone is in turn surrounded by an annulus of hyperpigmentation. The appearance is that of a
bull's eye maculaopathy (a better descriptive term is a dartboard appearance but the examiner(s) will probably
prefer to hear the conventional description).
keratopathy and cataract.
common conditions are rheumatoid arthritis (rheumatoid hands, nodules at the elbow) and systemic lupus
erythematosus (butterfly rash on the face)
1. What conditions can give rise to bull's eye maculoapthy?