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CLINICAL QUIZ
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67  

A young female with subretinal thread-like structures


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Dermatology, KPC Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Date of Web Publication30-Jan-2019

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Dr. Koushik Tripathy
Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_152_2016

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Tripathy K, Das A, Chawla R, Temkar S. A young female with subretinal thread-like structures. Oman J Ophthalmol 2019;12:67

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Tripathy K, Das A, Chawla R, Temkar S. A young female with subretinal thread-like structures. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 May 24];12:67. Available from: http://www.ojoonline.org/text.asp?2019/12/1/67/251029



A 21-year-old female was found to have bilateral multiple irregularly branching interconnected subretinal thread-like black lines radiating from the optic disc [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b. Visual acuity was 20/20 in either eye. The fundus fluorescein angiogram (FFA) images are given in [Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d.
Figure 1: (a and b) Fundus photographs of the right eye and the left eye. (c and d) Corresponding fundus fluorescein angiograms

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Figure 2: The skin at the neck shows papules giving a “plucked chicken” appearance

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  1. Describe the findings in [Figure 1]
  2. Would you like to look for any other systemic feature in such a patient?






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OMIM Entry - #264800 – PSEUDOXANTHOMA ELASTICUM; PXE. Available from: http://www.omim.org/entry/264800. [Last accessed on 2016 Mar 13].  Back to cited text no. 2
    
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Orssaud C, Roche O, Dufier JL, Germain DP. Visual impairment in Pseudoxanthoma elasticum: A Survey of 40 patients. Ophthalmic Genet 2015;36:327-32.  Back to cited text no. 3
    
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Gliem M, Zaeytijd JD, Finger RP, Holz FG, Leroy BP, Charbel Issa P, et al. An update on the ocular phenotype in patients with Pseudoxanthoma elasticum. Front Genet 2013;4:14.  Back to cited text no. 4
    


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