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Leukemia presenting as serous retinal detachment.
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PMID:  25372528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
BACKGROUND: To describe a patient who presented with bilateral serous retinal detachments without the other retinal vascular or ocular inflammatory signs, and who was ultimately diagnosed with acute leukemia.
METHODS: Case report and review of the literature.
RESULTS: This patient presented with isolated bilateral serous retinal detachments as the initial manifestation of hematologic malignancy.
CONCLUSION: Acute leukemia may present with serous retinal detachments without the signs of other retinopathy or ocular inflammation. Incorrect diagnosis may delay detection and proper management of the malignancy. Leukemia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of isolated serous retinal detachments.
Adiel G Smith; Nikolas J S London; Kristina Pao; Jeffrey Lipkowitz; Shree K Kurup; Sunir J Garg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Retinal cases & brief reports     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1937-1578     ISO Abbreviation:  Retin Cases Brief Rep     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101298744     Medline TA:  Retin Cases Brief Rep     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
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