Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 10  |  Page : 1765--1768

Ocular manifestations in patient with congenital erythropoietic porphyria


C Isanta-Otal, G López-Valverde, A J Mateo Orobia, LE Pablo 
 Department of Ophthalmology, Miguel Servet University Hospital; GIMSO Research and Innovative Group, Aragon Institute for Health Research (IIS Aragón), University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

Correspondence Address:
Prof. C Isanta-Otal
GIMSO Research and Innovative Group, Aragon Institute for Health Research (IIS Aragón), University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza
Spain

We present the case of a 52-year-old woman referred to our service because of extreme ocular surface dryness. The patient showed corneal, conjunctival, and eyelid manifestations of ocular congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP). We started treatment with autologous serum, topical steroids, and cyclosporine twice a day, topical retinoids, and intense corneal lubrication. The patient referred significant improvement of ocular bothering and less discomfort since treatment was initiated. We describe the management of the herewith presented case of ocular CEP.


How to cite this article:
Isanta-Otal C, López-Valverde G, Orobia A J, Pablo L E. Ocular manifestations in patient with congenital erythropoietic porphyria.Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:1765-1768


How to cite this URL:
Isanta-Otal C, López-Valverde G, Orobia A J, Pablo L E. Ocular manifestations in patient with congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Nov 19 ];67:1765-1768
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