TITLE

Bilateral CRAO and CRVO From Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: OCT Findings and Treatment With Triamcinolone Acetonide and Bevacizumab

AUTHOR(S)
Schwartz, Stephen G.; Hickey, Marcela; Puliafito, Carmen A.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p420
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A patient with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura secondary to adult-onset Still's disease presented with bilateral combined central retinal artery occlusion and central retinal vein occlusion, a rare complication reported only once before. Fundus appearance and fluorescein angiography were similar to the previous case. Optical coherence tomography findings demonstrated aspects consistent with both central retinal artery occlusion and central retinal vein occlusion. Treatment of one eye with intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (4 mg) was not effective in improving visual acuity. Treatment of both eyes with intravitreal bevacizumab (1.25 mg) and panretinal photocoagulation was effective in eliminating iris neovascularization, although the patient lost all visual function.
ACCESSION #
22274621

 

Related Articles

  • The Clinical Utility of Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging. Gerson, Jeffry D. // Review of Optometry;4/15/2012 Supplement, p3 

    The article discusses the importance of fundus autofluorescence (FAF) imaging technique in clinical medicine. FAF provides an objective measurement of the metabolic activity of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). FAF allows topographic mapping of lipofuscin distribution in the RPE that occur...

  • Unusual optical coherence tomography and fundus autofluorescence findings of eclipse retinopathy. Li, Kun-Hsien; Chen, San-Ni; Hwang, Jiunn-Feng; Lin, Chun-Ju // Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2012, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p561 

    A 63-year-old female patient complained of dimness in the central field of vision in the left eye after viewing an annular partial eclipse without adequate eye protection on 22 July 2009. Fundoscopy showed a wrinkled macular surface. Fundus autofluorescence study revealed well-demarcated...

  • Imaging the eye.  // Mayo Clinic Guide to Better Vision;2007, p45 

    A chapter from the book "Mayo Clinic Guide to Better Vision" is presented. It explains several imaging tests that are commonly used in eye examinations. Fundus photography is used to diagnose variety of eye disorders and to provide record of changes in the appearance of the retina. It notes the...

  • Congenital Simple Hamartoma of Retinal Pigment Epithelium: Clinical and Imaging Findings. Teke, Mehmet Yasin; Özdal, Pinar Ç.; Batioglu, Figen; Elgin, Ufuk; Öztürk, Faruk // Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine;2012, p1 

    Congenital simple hamartoma of retinal pigment epithelium (CSHRPE) is a rare, asymptomatic, and incidentally detected benign lesion. However, it is very important to do the differential diagnosis from other pigmented retinal lesions. Its clinical presentation and imaging findings are very...

  • Akut Posterior Multifokal Plakoid Pigment Epitelyopatili Bir Olguda Optik Koherens Tomografi Bulguları. Şakalar, Yıldırım Bayezıt; Alakuş, Mehmet Fuat; Keklikçi, Uğur; Ünlü, Kaan // Retina-Vitreus/Journal of Retina-Vitreous;Mar2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p68 

    A 52 year old male patient presented with complaint of visual loss in his right eye. Visual acuity was finger counting on two meter in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Fundus examination revealed yellow-white subretinal lesions which covered macula in the right eye. There were retina...

  • Ä°ki Tip 2a Jukstafoveal Retinal Telenjiektazi Olgusunda Fundus Görüntüleme Bulguları. Özkaya, Abdullah; Ünver, Yaprak Banu; Acar, Nur; Kapran, Ziya // Retina-Vitreus/Journal of Retina-Vitreous;Jun2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p146 

    A 52-year-old woman presented with diminishing vision who had been followed-up with the diagnosis of macular hole by another clinic. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was 20/800 and 20/100, in the right and left eye, respectively. Fundus examination in both eyes revealed macular hole-like...

  • Imaging chorioretinal vascular disease. Keane, P. A.; Sadda, S. R. // Eye;Mar2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p422 

    Since its first description more than 40 years ago, fluorescein angiography had a crucial role in the diagnosis and management of chorioretinal vascular disorders such as neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Although fluorescein angiography permits visualization of the retinal...

  • Analysis of Fundus Shape in Highly Myopic Eyes by Using Curvature Maps Constructed from Optical Coherence Tomography. Miyake, Masahiro; Yamashiro, Kenji; Akagi-Kurashige, Yumiko; Oishi, Akio; Tsujikawa, Akitaka; Hangai, Masanori; Yoshimura, Nagahisa // PLoS ONE;Sep2014, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p1 

    Purpose: To evaluate fundus shape in highly myopic eyes using color maps created through optical coherence tomography (OCT) image analysis. Methods: We retrospectively evaluated 182 highly myopic eyes from 113 patients. After obtaining 12 lines of 9-mm radial OCT scans with the fovea at the...

  • Fluorescein angiography and optical coherence tomography concordance for choroidal neovascularisation in multifocal choroidtis. Athanasios I Kotsolis // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2010, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p1506 

    PURPOSE: To compare the utility of fluorescein angiography (FA) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) as diagnostic adjuncts in evaluating symptomatic patients with choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) due to multifocal choroiditis (MFC). METHODS: Patients with CNV due to MFC were retrospectively...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics