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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 341

Authors' reply


Uveitis and Retina Services, Shri Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna, Maharashtra, India

Date of Web Publication19-Jul-2012

Correspondence Address:
Vinita G Rao
Uveitis and Retina Services, Shri. Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna, Maharashtra
India
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Rao VG, Rao GS, Narkhede NS. Authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:341

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Rao VG, Rao GS, Narkhede NS. Authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Sep 19];60:341. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?2012/60/4/341/98739

Dear Editor,

We thank you for your interest and comments on our article.

We do agree that inflammatory Choroidal Neovascular Membrane (CNVMs) are most common in this situation. Regarding the second query - pregnancy was ruled out at both visits because, at both times, she had miscarried 1 or 2 days before presentation to us. The treating obstetrician had ruled out systemic tuberculosis as a cause for recurrent abortions in our patient. The clinical characteristics of this case were self-explanatory - the age 28 years (common in 13-45 years), [1],[2] moderate myopia, bilateral disease and the characteristics of the lesion - multiple yellowish lesions about 50-100 ΅ at the level of choroid. On Fundus Fluroscein Angiography (FFA), small punctate early hyperfluorescent spots corresponding to clinical lesions with late leakage and the type II CNVM were noted. Lastly, we do agree that Indocyanine Green Angiography (ICGA) could be more defining in such a case; however, it is not a must to establish the diagnosis.

 
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Watzke RC, Packer AJ, Folk JC, Benson WE, Burgess D, Ober RR. Punctate inner choroidopathy. Am J Ophthalmol 1984;98:572-84.  Back to cited text no. 1
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Park CH, Raizman MB: Foster and Vitale Diagnosis and treatment of Uveitis:74;806-12.  Back to cited text no. 2
    




 

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