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2005 Series -  May 10, 2005 Lecture 34 of 52  NEXT»

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posterior pole, right eye


temporal periphery, right eye

A 5-year-old boy with 20/80 vision in both eyes is noted to have a fibrovascular  ridge and an avascular temporal retinal periphery in both eyes (right eye fundus photos are shown).  He was born at 38 weeks (birthweight 4kg) of an uneventful pregnancy/delivery and has been an otherwise healthy child. 

1.  Considering the history and retinal photographs, this condition is most likely related to:     
 

a. prematurity
b. a genetic condition
c. a metabolic disorder
d.  trauma

2.  The specific diagnosis in this case is:  
 

a. retinopathy of prematurity
b. diabetic retinopathy
c. "shaken baby syndrome"
d.  familial exudative retinopathy

3.  This condition is:
 
a. slowly progressive
b. most commonly an autosomal dominant condition
c. associated with a poor prognosis for long term good vision
d.  all of the above
e. none of the above

For answers to the above, click here on or after May 17, 2005.


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