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Solitary congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium features by high-definition optical coherence tomography.
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PMID:  24366775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
<p><bold>Purpose:</bold> To describe the features of solitary congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE) using high-definition optical coherence tomography (HD-OCT).</p><p><bold>Methods:</bold> This was a retrospective, observational, noncomparative case series including 16 consecutive patients with solitary CHRPE. We describe the clinical and OCT features of CHRPE using the 5 radial lines acquisition OCT protocol over the CHRPE and the retina next to the tumor.</p><p><bold>Results:</bold> The mean patient age was 54 years (median 57 years; range 8-76 years). The CHRPE lesion was outside the posterior pole in 14 of the patients (8 temporal, 3 superior, 2 nasal, and 1 inferior quadrant) and 2 peripapillary. Fifteen patients (94%) showed retinal thinning and complete photoreceptor loss overlying the CHRPE. The RPE hyperreflectivity was found in all patients. The retina over the lesion measured a mean of 60.3% (range 41%-95%) of the thickness of the adjacent normal retina.</p><p><bold>Conclusions:</bold> High-definition OCT showed retinal thinning, photoreceptor loss, and RPE hyperreflectivity in solitary CHRPE lesions.</p>
Javier Orduña-Azcona; Pablo Gili; Sofia De Manuel-Triantafilo; Patricia Flores-Rodriguez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1724-6016     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
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Created Date:  2013-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9110772     Medline TA:  Eur J Ophthalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  0     Citation Subset:  -    
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