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Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy-retinal "white dot syndrome".
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PMID:  23348193     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy- APMPPE is an acquired idiopathic inlammatory disease of the chorioretina. This case report presents a typical clinical manifestation of a very rare condition: a twenty ive-year old female complained of a sudden bilateral decrease of vision. She reported lu-like symptoms and taking antibiotics therapy. Fundus examination revealed numerous discrete yellow-white lesions at posterior pole involving the macula. After a period of 7 days oral prednisone treatment she was completely recovered. Usage of steroids is recommended for treating APMPPE in cases where macula is involved and in recurrent cases.
Authors:
Desanka Grković; Ana Oros; Jelena Karadžić; Tatjana Bedov; Ljiljana Gvozdenović; Sandra Jovanović
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1840-0132     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101250177     Medline TA:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  194-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1University Eye Clinic, 2Clinic of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care; Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Srbija.
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