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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 1466-1467

Dramatic response to topical dorzolamide in X-linked retinoschisis


Vitreo-Retina, Trauma and Uvea Services, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vinod Kumar
Vitreo.Retinal, Trauma and Uvea Services, Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2061_19

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Macular involvement is commonly seen in cases with X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS) which includes foveal schisis and cystic maculopathy. Although no definitive treatment has been described, the use of topical 2% dorzolamide hydrochloride in such cases has shown varied response. We herein report a case of XLRS with foveal schisis showing good response to topical dorzolamide. This case highlights the importance of topical dorzolamide in a patient with XLRS.


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