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Treatment of cystoid macular edema with acetazolamide in a patient with serpiginous choroidopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1813958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with serpiginous choroidopathy had decreased visual acuity and cystoid macular edema. He was treated with acetazolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. After 2 weeks of treatment, the patient's visual acuity improved and there was complete resolution of the cystoid macular edema. Improvement in extrafoveal scotopic retinal sensitivity was documented.
Authors:
R L Steinmetz; F W Fitzke; A C Bird
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0275-004X     ISO Abbreviation:  Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-12     Completed Date:  1992-06-12     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309919     Medline TA:  Retina     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  412-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Ophthalmology, University of London, England.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acetazolamide / therapeutic use*
Choroid Diseases / complications*
Fluorescein Angiography
Fundus Oculi
Humans
Macular Edema / drug therapy*
Male
Middle Aged
Perimetry
Pigment Epithelium of Eye*
Recurrence
Visual Acuity
Visual Fields
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
59-66-5/Acetazolamide

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