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Answers: 2005 Series -  November 29, 2005 Lecture 5 of 52  NEXT»

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A 35-year-old woman presents with decreased vision in the left eye (20/80) and is noted to have the above fundus findings. The right eye has normal vision and an unremarkable fundus exam. A fluoroscein angiogram  shows early hyperfluorescence and an ultrasound shows the presence of calcium within the area of question.

The most likely diagnosis is:   

c -- choroidal osteoma


Choroidal Osteoma

  • These are benign bony tumors primarily located in the juxtapapillary choroid and may enlarge slowly over time. 
  • They are frequented associated with choroidal neovascularization and serous detachments of the retina.
  • Sclerochoroidal calcifications can be seen with hyperparathyroidism, chronic renal failure, and vitamin D intoxication.

 


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