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Surgical Management of Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

Poster 2 Salim Ben Yahia Advantages: To evaluate the outcome of surgical management of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous. Methods: Retrospective study including 3 eyes of 3 children with unilateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous. Patients were aged 6 years, 4 years, and 2 years respectively. Patients underwent Cataract extraction combined with vitrectomy and removal of embryonic remnants. Intraocular lenses were implanted...

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Spontaneous Resolution of Serous Retinal Detachment in a Patient with Congenital Retinal Macrovessel

Francisco J. Ascaso, Esther Nuñez, Laura Lavilla, María A. Del Buey, José A. Cristóbal (Zaragoza, Spain) Advantages: Macular neurosensory retinal detachments (RD) that present in an atypical fashion constitute a diagnostic challenge to retinal specialists. We recommend observation when they are associated with a congenital retinal macrovessel (CRM). Fluorescein angiography (FA) proves to be valuable in establishing a definitive...

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Spontaneous Vitreous Hemorrhage as the First Manifestation of Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous in an Adult

Evangelia Papavasileiou, D. Dereklis, I. Vasiliadis, F. Topouzis (Thessaloniki, Greece) Advantages: Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) is a rare developmental malformation of the eye characterized by the presence of a vascular membrane located behind the lens and that is usually unilateral and sporadic. We present a case in which a 25-year old female was referred to our office for reduced visual acuity in the left eye. Visual...

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