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Retinal Capillary Hemangioma

Retinal Capillary Hemangioma Woohyok Chang_RETINA PHOTO 2015 Color photo of 14 year old boy with retinal capillary hemangioma. Contact Details: Email: changwh@ynu.ac.kr Cell Phone:...

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Capillary Hemangioma of the Optic Disc

RETINA PHOTO_Miguel Lume To present a photo of a capillary hemangioma of the optic nerve. A 60 year old female patient with a history of reduced visual acuity of her left eye (Hand Movements) was referred to our department for treatment. The patient was previously asymptomatic and her medical records showed only arterial hypertension. She had no history of headaches. At fundus examination, a large orange prepapillary mass was identifiable...

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Excision of Multiple Capillary Hemangiomas of Retina in a Patient with Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment and Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

Introduction: Capillary hemangiomas of retina could be associated with rhegmatogenous retinal retachment (RRD) with proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR), situation that is difficult to manage. The surgical outcome is poor and recurrences are common. Vitrectomy along with excision and removal of capillary hemangiomas of the retina can be can be a viable treatment option for these cases. Methods: A 25-year-old male was diagnosed to have...

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Management of Localized Choroidal Hemangioma by Brachytherapy

Ihab Saad Othman (Giza, Egypt) Advantages: Brachytherapy is a safe and an effective method in inducing vascular occlusion and flattening of the retina in localized choriodal hemangiomas. Methods: Prospective evaluation of 12 cases of localized choroidal hemangiomas associated with exudative retinal detachment managed by brachytherapy application in a dose of 20 Gys. Method follow up was 5 years. Effectiveness / Safety: Brachytherapy...

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Retinal Capillary Hemangioma and von Hippel-Lindau Disease: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications

C Gonzalez Castano, R Salazar Mendes, J Castro Navarro, M Fonolla Gil, A Garcia Alonso, P Rozas Reyes (Oviedo, Spain) Advantages: To confirm the efficacy of laser photocoagulation in retinal capillary hemangioma’s treatment, but also the retinal complications associated to this procedure and to reveal the implications of its diagnosis in patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease. Methods: A male carrier of VHL gene with large-evolution loss...

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Vitrectomy and Tumor Resection for Retinal Capillary Hemangioma with Retinal Detachment

Wu Liu, Bin Mo, Qian Li (Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China) Advantages: This allows removal of large peripheral retinal capillary hemangioma (RCH) and treatment of the detached retina. Methods: Large peripheral RCH with retinal detachment was treated with vitreoretinal surgery. The techniques included vitrectomy, perfluorocarbon liquid injection, diathermized angiotomy of the feed...

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Functional and Anatomical Investigations in Racemose Hemangioma

Carsten H. Meyer, MD (Marburg, Germany), Jörg C. Schmidt, MD (Marburg, Germany), Stefan Mennel, MD (Marburg, Germany), Peter Kroll, MD (Marburg, Germany) PURPOSE: To determine the vascular morphology of racemose hemangioma and related functional alterations in arteriovenous (AV) malformation type 3. METHODS: A 17-year-old teenager with unilateral racemose hemangioma received a full ophthalmic examination including Snellen visual acuity...

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