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Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE)

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First Author: S.Patel INDIA

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Abstract Details

Purpose:

APMPPE is an uncommon idiopathic inflammatory disorder.

Setting:

Sri Manakula vinayagar medical college and Hospital pondicherry India

Methods:

38 yrs old male admitted to ICU for scrub typhus fever and referred to Ophthalmology OPD for complaints of blurring of vision and headache. O/E patient had visual acuity 6/12 and 6/9 on RE and LE respectively. On fundus examination multiple large deep yellow �â�€�“white placoid lesions at the posterior pole was noted. 1st weekfollow up shown majority of yellow-white placoid lesions gradually increased in size with deterioration of vision 6/18 and 6/12 on RE and LE respectively. On the basis of clinical picture and fundus examination possibility of APMPPE was considered.

Results:

Patient was observed . After 1 week of fever fundus shown deep yellow-white lesions faded away with visual improvement. on the basis of clinical picture and fundus examination possibility of APMPPE was considered.

Conclusions:

This case is presented in view of rarity in occurence.

Financial Disclosure:

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