Acute traumatic maculopathy
Omar Lezrek, Mounir Lezrek
The Pan African Medical Journal. 2014;18:133. doi:10.11604/pamj.2014.18.133.4595

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Acute traumatic maculopathy

Cite this: The Pan African Medical Journal. 2014;18:133. doi:10.11604/pamj.2014.18.133.4595

Received: 14/05/2014 - Accepted: 06/06/2014 - Published: 11/06/2014

Key words: Maculopathy, trauma, blurry vision, Funduscopy, optical coherence tomography

© Omar Lezrek et al. The Pan African Medical Journal - ISSN 1937-8688. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Available online at: http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/18/133/full

Corresponding author: Omar Lezrek, Mohammed V University Souissi, Faculty of Medicine, Department A of Ophthalmology, Rabat, Morocco (ramosoft25@gmail.com)


Acute traumatic maculopathy

 

Omar Lezrek1,&, Mounir Lezrek1

 

1Mohammed V University Souissi, Faculty of Medicine, Department A of Ophthalmology, Rabat, Morocco

 

 

&Corresponding author
Omar Lezrek, Mohammed V University Souissi, Faculty of Medicine, Department A of Ophthalmology, Rabat, Morocco

 

 

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A 14-year old child presented to the emergency department (ED), complaining of blurry vision one hour after he was victim of a blunt trauma of his right eye. Initially, visual acuity was Counting Fingers at 2m and 20/20 in the left eye, Slit lamp examination was normal; Funduscopy of the right eye revealed gray-white discoloration of macula and lower retina in posterior pole (A); Optical coherence tomography showed an increase in reflectivity of the inner and outer segment junction (B); 1 week later, the visual acuity improved to 20/25 in the right eye without any treatment.

Figure 1: A) Fundus photography; B) difference between macular OCT in contused eye and the healthy eye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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