A 30 Year-Old Female with Monocular Blindness
Title: A 30 Year-Old Female with Monocular Blindness
Author: Adam Jorgensen, MD
Keywords/Main Subjects: Retinal capillary hemagioma; Leukocoria; Coats Disease; Retinoblastoma; B-scan; Diagnostic A-scan; Vascular mass; Retinocytoma
Diagnosis: Retinal capillary hemangioma
Brief Description: This is a case study of a 30 female who has a history of blindness in one eye from infancy and a large white mass in the blind eye and a capillary hemangioma on her face. Ultrasound of the globe and lesion with diagnostic A-scan and B-scan is discussed in detail by Roger Harrie. A differential for vascularized masses of the retina and leukocoria is presented. Each item of the differential is discussed, with attention to retinal capillary hemagioma.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds