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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 133-136

Idiopathic choroidal neovascular membrane in a young female


Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Mahmood Jameel Showail
Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, P.O.BOX 80215 Jeddah 21589
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.57314

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A case of idiopathic choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM) is described in a 17-year-old female patient. On initial examination her vision was counting fingers at one meter in the left eye (OS) and Fluorescein angiography showed a well-defined hyperfluorescent area corresponding to the CNVM. Intravitreal bevacizumab was injected into OS, and at a five-week follow-up visit, visual acuity improved to 20/100 OS. This case is unusual, in that the CNVM developed in a young lady with no significant past medical history and with the absence of a choroidal or retinal pigment epithelial disease process that may be associated with a CNVM.


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