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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 49-51

Organophosphate retinopathy


1 Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philippines
2 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Asian Eye Institute, Makati, Philippines
3 Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman
4 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital, Philippines
5 Quest Diagnostics, Horsham, PA, USA
6 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, CMER (Shenzhen) Dennis Lam Eye Hospital, Shenzhen, China
7 Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital

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Alex V Levin
Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Suite 1210, Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5109, USA

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.176101

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Organophosphates have rarely been reported to cause various ocular sequelae including retinal degeneration. Retinal manifestations have been rarely reported and poorly characterized. We describe a case of a 76-year-old man with vision loss beginning in his 20s due to acute on chronic exposure to dimethoate, an organophosphate. He presented with bilateral geographic macular atrophy and midperipheral pigmentary clumping which we characterized by dilated fundoscopic examination, optical coherence tomography, and fundus autofluorescence.


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