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Bilateral serous retinal detachments associated with accelerated hypertensive choroidopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20981311     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Purpose. We report a case of hypertensive choroidopathy with bilateral serous retinal detachments. Patient. A 50-year-old man underwent bilateral serous retinal detachments. Retinal arteriolar narrowing, vascular tortuosity, and arteriovenous nicking were identified in both eyes. The blood pressure was 206/125 mmHg. The patient was diagnosed with bilateral hypertensive choroidopathy and treated with oral antihypertensive treatment. Results and discussion. One month after antihypertensive treatment, the serous retinal detachments resolved and the visual acuity improved. A patient with those findings should be considered as having hypertensive choroidopathy and treated as soon as possible.
Authors:
Yoshio Hirano; Tsutomu Yasukawa; Yuichiro Ogura
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of hypertension     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  2090-0392     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Hypertens     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101538881     Medline TA:  Int J Hypertens     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  964513     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1-Kawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8601, Japan.
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