TITLE

Clinical Evolution of Neuroretinitis in Parry--Romberg Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
De Crecchio, Giuseppe; Forte, Raimondo; Strianese, Diego; Rinaldi, Michele; D'Aponte, Antonella
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A 16-year-old girl with Parry-Romberg syndrome presented with monolateral exudative neuroretinitis and retinal telangiectasis that had been observed for 42 months. She was treated with immunosuppressive therapy with A-cyclosporine for 1 year, followed by laser treatment of telangiectasis. Her visual acuity improved from 20/200 to 20/70 in 1 year with a reduction of neuroretinal exudation. Laser treatment resulted in a further improvement of visual acuity to 20/40. Clinical findings remained unchanged during 2 years of follow-up. The association of immunosuppressive treatment and laser therapy may improve neuroretinal disease in the presence of Parry-Romberg syndrome.
ACCESSION #
31436626

 

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