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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 12  |  Page : 2094-2097

Bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation secondary to thyroid carcinoma


1 Retina and Vitreous Services, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Retina and Vitreous Services, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Retina and Vitreous Services, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Raja Narayanan
Retina and Vitreous Services, L V Prasad Eye Institute, KAR Campus, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_445_19

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We present a rare case of a bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation (BDUMP), which occurred secondary to recurrence of carcinoma of thyroid in a 79-year-old gentleman who was initially misdiagnosed to have age related macular degeneration and/or chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. In spite of being treated with anti-VEGF injection and photodynamic therapy there was progressive loss of vision. Multimodal imaging like autoflourescence, infrared imaging, fluorescein angiography, indocyanine angiography, and OCT angiography helped us in clinching the final diagnosis.


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