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Table 1 Nomenclature used by various authors to describe the two types of preretinal tissue associated with LMHs

From: Lamellar macular holes: evolving concepts and propensity for progression to full thickness macular hole

Author Tomographic appearance
Irregular hyperreflective layer attached intermittently to retina and associated with tractional signs Thick homogenous material of medium reflectivity universally adherent to retina, no traction
Witkins et al. [2] ERM Thick ERM
Parolini et al. [5] Tractional ERM Dense ERM
Bottoni et al. [6] Normal ERM Thicker ERM
Pang et al. [7] Conventional ERM Lamellar hole-associated epiretinal proliferation (LHEP)
Schumann et al. [8] Typical tractional ERM Atypical epiretinal tissue
Govetto et al. [4] Tractional ERM Nontractional epiretinal proliferation
dell’Omo et al. [9] Standard ERM LHEP