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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 271-272

Optical coherence tomographic evaluation of macular infarction following dapsone overdose

Smt. Kanuri Santhamma Retina Vitreous Centre, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

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Nazimul Hussain
Smt Kanuri Santhamma Retina Vitreous Center, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, L.V. Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.27955

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A 16-year-old girl had decrease in vision following dapsone overdose. This case demonstrated optical coherence tomography (OCT) evaluation of macular infarction following dapsone poisoning. OCT showed characteristic serial changes as Stage 1: Cystic macular edema, Stage 2: Resolving cystic change and Stage 3: Foveal atrophy. Hence, OCT could show the progression of foveal atrophy from cystic macular edema following dapsone poisoning.

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