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Combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23162024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report two cases of combined hamatoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium (CHR-RPE), illustrated with ultrasonography, optical coherence tomography, fundus fluorescein angiography and indocyanine green angiography images. CHR-RPE could clinically mimic several other retinal conditions. Failure to distinguish it from serious malignancies such as choroidal melanoma or retinoblastoma has led to unnecessary enucleation in the past. Through these case reports and a review of literature, we show the diagnostic features of CHR-RPE, its key differential diagnoses and the management options.
Authors:
Kanmin Xue; Faye Mellington; Irina Gout; Sofia Rokerya; Oyinkan Ibironke Olurin; Ahmed El-Amir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, UK.
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