Pit

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PIT, fossa. A hole dug in the earth, which was filled with water, and in which women thieves were drowned, instead of being hung. The punishment of the pit was formerly common in Scotland.

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Keywords: Optic pit maculopathy, optic pit, spontaneous regression
1-3,5-7) It is rarely associated with other systemic congenital diseases and choroidal or OD colobomas and is easily misdiagnosed with other excavated OD abnormalities like optic disc coloboma, morning glory syndrome, and optic pit.