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Optic disk drusen, peripapillary choroidal neovascularization, and POEMS syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11812439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To report the case of a 64-year-old woman with peripheral neuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes (POEMS) syndrome, Castleman disease, optic nerve drusen, and peripapillary choroidal neovascularization. METHODS: Interventional case report. Clinical practice. RESULTS: Laser photocoagulation resolved the peripapillary choroidal neovascularization. CONCLUSION: This is the first documented case of optic disk drusen and peripapillary choroidal neovascularization associated with POEMS.
Jorge M Diduszyn; David A Quillen; William A Cantore; Thomas W Gardner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  133     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-28     Completed Date:  2002-02-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Choroidal Neovascularization / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Giant Lymph Node Hyperplasia / complications,  diagnosis
Laser Coagulation
Middle Aged
Optic Disk Drusen / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
POEMS Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Visual Acuity

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