[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 25, Issue 3 (Spring 2021) ::
3 2021, 25(3): 342-345 Back to browse issues page
Bilateral Neuroretinitis, A Benign Phenomenon or An Alarming Sign for a Life-threatening Disorder?
Abstract:   (348 Views)
Purpose: To report a case of bilateral neuroretinitis as the first sign of underlying pheochromocytoma.
Case report: A 14-year-old girl was referred to our clinic with the complaint of progressive visual loss in her left eye 2 weeks ago. She was under systemic steroid therapy and one injection of periocular triamcinolone was done for her. Dilated funduscopy revealed bilateral disc swelling, cotton-wool spots, arterial narrowing, venous dilation and engorgement, macular exudates in star-shaped formation; all symptoms were more prominent in the left eye with no significant finding in the anterior segment examination. Examination of the anterior segment was not particularly significant. By impression of bilateral neuroretinitis, blood pressure was checked urgentlyو which was 200/120 mmHg. Finally, pheochromocytoma was diagnosed for her during a complete systemic workup.
Conclusion: Bilateral neuroretinitis mandates thorough systemic workup, including blood pressure control as this ocular finding, may be the first sign of an underlying life-threatening disorder.
 
 
Keywords: Blood Pressure, Macular Star, Neuroretinitis, Pheochromocytoma
Full-Text [PDF 4378 kb]   (131 Downloads)    
Type of Study: case report | Subject: Ophthalmology
Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML   Persian Abstract   Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Bilateral Neuroretinitis, A Benign Phenomenon or An Alarming Sign for a Life-threatening Disorder?. 3. 2021; 25 (3) :342-345
URL: http://binajournal.org/article-1-1108-en.html


Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 25, Issue 3 (Spring 2021) Back to browse issues page
مجله چشم‌پزشکی بینا Bina Journal of Ophthalmology
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.04 seconds with 30 queries by YEKTAWEB 4374