Flare up of choroiditis and choroidal neovasculazation associated with punctate inner choroidopathy during early pregnancy

Rao, Vinita G.; Rao, Girish S.; Narkhede, Nilesh S.
March 2011
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2011, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p145
Academic Journal
Case Study
A 28-year-old, healthy female, who had a recent repeated history of miscarriage, presented with bilateral choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM), for which she received photodynamic therapy with three doses of lucentis, at intervals of one month each, to which she responded. After five months, the patient again presented with complaints of diminution of vision since 15 days. She had a history of miscarriage two days before presenting to our clinic. CNVM was scarred at this time and the fundus picture showed multiple small punctate spots around the fovea at the level of the choroid, which showed early hyperfluroscence on fundus fluorescein angiography, suggestive of punctate inner choroidopathy. She was advised systemic steroids, to which she responded dramatically.


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