Grazia Pertile, Barbara Parolini, Matteo Cereda (Negrar, Italy)

Advantages:

Peripheral exudative hemorrhagic chorioretinopathy is a quite infrequent disease that can seriously threat visual function, especially in the case of bilateral presentation. We have to cope with massive exudation and/or large pigment epithelium detachment and/or sub retinal hemorrhage. Depending on the presentation, it’s important to choose the adequate treatment.

Methods:

Making use of a case report, we’ll present the different therapeutic options: laser treatment, external criocoagulation application, sub retinal liquid drainage, and macular translocation.

Effectiveness / Safety:

Ultimately we were able to partially restore central vision in one eye of a patient with severe bilateral peripheral exudative hemorrhagic chorioretinopathy.

Take home message:

Peripheral exudative hemorrhagic chorioretinopathy is a condition that needs to be recognized and promptly treat, in order to avoid severe visual loss.