Chorioretinal involvement in primary systemic nonfamilial amyloidosis.

Abstract:

PURPOSE:To report a case of primary systemic nonfamilial amyloidosis studied by fluorescein angiography and indocyanine green angiography. METHODS:Case report. A 59-year-old woman with primary systemic nonfamilial amyloidosis presented bilateral diffuse deep hemorrhages and pigmentary mottling at the posterior pole. RESULTS:On fluorescein angiography bilateral diffuse areas of hypofluorescence were present. Indocyanine green angiography showed large hypofluorescent areas with hypofluorescent lines in the midperiphery and hyperfluorescent streaks in the peripapillary area. CONCLUSIONS:In this case of primary systemic nonfamilial amyloidosis, diffuse bilateral chorioretinal abnormalities included hemorrhages and pigmentary mottling at the posterior pole, with hypofluorescent areas on fluorescein angiography and indocyanine green angiography, as well as hypofluorescent lines in the midperiphery.

journal_name

Am J Ophthalmol

authors

Pece A,Yannuzzi L,Sannace C,Scassellati Sforzolini B,Brancato R

doi

10.1016/s0002-9394(00)00506-7

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2000-08-01 00:00:00

pages

250-3

issue

2

eissn

0002-9394

issn

1879-1891

pii

S0002939400005067

journal_volume

130

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