Multimodal imaging in Angioid streaks with Pseudoxanthoma elasticum : a case report

Multimodal imaging in Angioid streaks with Pseudoxanthoma elasticum : a case report

Authors

  • Phuntsho Dorji Department of Ophthalmology, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Sushma Jayanama Department of Ophthalmology, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Sandip Tamang Department of Ophthalmology, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Birendra Pradhan Department of Pathology, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47811/bhj.135

Abstract

Angioid streaks refer to dehiscence in the Bruch’s membrane- retinal pigment epithelium complex. It appear as dark to brownish streaks radiating from optic nerve on funduscopy. It is a rare occurrence and pseudoxanthoma elasticum is the most common systemic association (59%-87%). Angioid streaks lead to avoidable blindness if associated with choroidal neovascular membrane. We report a case of biopsy proven Pseudoxanthoma elasticum with angioid streaks in a young lady. It is not reported in our country till now.

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Published

2022-05-31

How to Cite

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Phuntsho Dorji, Jayanama S, Tamang S, Pradhan B. Multimodal imaging in Angioid streaks with Pseudoxanthoma elasticum : a case report. Bhutan Health Journal [Internet]. 2022 May 31 [cited 2024 Apr. 22];8(1):34-6. Available from: https://bhj.com.bt/index.php/bhj/article/view/265

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