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2008 Series -  October 28, 2008 Lecture 10 of 53  NEXT»

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Photos courtesy of: Carol L. Shields, M.D.
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A 27-year-old white female complained of floaters and blurred vision for the past 2 years. Previous ocular consultation resulted in diagnosing her to have vitreous hemorrhage, etiology unknown. She was suffering from cerebral palsy since birth and her MRI revealed a porencephalic cyst in the brain. On examination, her visual acuity was 20/20 and anterior segment was unremarkable in both eyes. Shown above is the fundus picture of her right eye. The left eye fundus was within normal limits.

1. What is you cinical diagnosis?

a. retinal capillary hemangioma
b. retinal cavernous hemangioma
c. vaso-proliferative tumor of retina
d. choroidal malignant melanoma

2. What is not an option to manage the following case?

a. orbital radiotherapy
b. plaque radiotherapy
c. photocoagulation
d. cryotherapy

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