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Subretinal fibrovascular proliferation in retinal arteritis with multiple aneurysmal dilatations: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9148257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 14-year-old boy with bilateral retinal arteritis with multiple aneurysmal dilatations complicated by secondary macular subretinal fibrovascular proliferation and epimacular membrane formation is described. This complication has not been previously reported in this rare disorder. Systemic steroid and immunosuppressive therapy did not change the course of the disease. Improvement of macular edema and subretinal exudation was achieved following pars plana vitrectomy, posterior hyaloid dissection and epiretinal membrane removal.
Authors:
F Salvador; J Garcia-Arumi; M Amen; B Corcostequi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde     Volume:  210     ISSN:  0030-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmologica     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-13     Completed Date:  1997-05-13     Revised Date:  2007-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0054655     Medline TA:  Ophthalmologica     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Ophthalmology Department, University Hospital Valle Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Aneurysm / diagnosis*,  surgery
Arteritis / diagnosis*,  surgery
Fluorescein Angiography
Follow-Up Studies
Fundus Oculi
Humans
Macula Lutea / pathology
Male
Membranes / pathology,  surgery
Papilledema / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  surgery
Retinal Artery / pathology*
Retinal Diseases / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  surgery
Visual Acuity
Vitrectomy

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