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Intravitreal Dexamethasone Implant for Exudative RD Secondary to Primary Breast Cancer

Purpose: To report the effectiveness of intravitreal dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex) in treating exudative retinal detachement secondary to primary breast cancer. Method: A women with 45 years old with serous retinal detachment and a current history of metastasis in lungs and due to breast cancer was treated with two dexamethasone implants. Best corrected visual acuity, ophthalmoscopy and OCT were performed before and after...

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Bilateral Macular Serous RD After Systemic Treatment with Pimasertib

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Monica Asencio Duran_1 Purpose: To report a case of bilateral macular serous retinal detachment after treatment with Pimasertib, a MEK inhibitor. Patients and Methods: A 76 y.o patient with N-ras mutated metastatic skin melanoma developed visual impairment and bilateral macular serous detachment on OCT and angiography 2 weeks after initiation of oral pimasertib. Pimasertib is a MEK-inhibitor (mitogen-activated...

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Serous Macular Detachment Secondary to Choroidal Osteoma: Inefficacy of Intravitreal Ranibizumab Therapy

Francisco J. Ascaso, Laura Villén, Valentín Huerva, Javier Mateo, María A. Del Buey (Zaragoza, Spain) Advantages: Choroidal osteoma (CO), typically found in healthy young women, is a rare benign intraocular tumor composed of mature cancellous bone replacing the full thickness of the choroid. Vision loss in CO depends on tumor location, serous retinal detachment (RD) associated or not, the presence of choroidal neovascularization (CNV),...

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Management of Unusual Choroidal Tumors Presenting with Exudative Retinal Detachment

Ihab Saad Othman (Giza, Egypt) Advantages: Partial lamellar resection is an advantageous method in diagnosis and management of unusual choroidal tumors. Methods: We present a series of 5 cases of unusual choroidal tumors including uveal hemangiopericytoma, schwannoma, leiomyoma ectopic lacrimal gland tumor, presenting with exudative retinal detachment. Cases were recognized and managed with partial lamellar resection resulting in...

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Serous Retinal Detachment Secondary to Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) Disease

Salim Ben Yahia*, Rim Kahloun, Bechir Jelliti, Sonia Attia, Riadh Messaoud, Moncef Khairallah (Monastir, Tunisia) Advantages: To report the clinical characteristics and management of serous retinal detachment secondary to acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease. Methods: Retrospective chart review of 74 patients (148 eyes) diagnosed with acute VKH disease. Effectiveness / Safety: Serous retinal detachment was bilateral in all cases....

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Management of Exudative Retinal Detachment in Pediatric Age Group

Ihab Saad Othman (Giza, Egypt) Advantages: Exudative retinal detachment in pediatric age group represents a specific pathological entity that has to be properly diagnosed and managed away from conventional vitrectomy techniques. Methods: Retrospective review of cases with total exudative retinal detachment including Coats’s disease, inflammatory retinitis and chroiditis. 15 cases were identified with a mean age of 3 years (range 1...

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