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Uveal Effusion Syndrome: Visual Field and Electroretinographic Changes in Correlation With Shifting Subretinal Fluid

Uveal Effusion Syndrome: Visual Field and Electroretinographic Changes in Correlation With... Abstract The amplitude of the electroretinogram (ERG) in retinal detachment is believed to be directly proportional to the area of attached retina,1 and the visual field defect usually is in accord with the location of the subretinal fluid.2 We report a case of idiopathic uveal effusion syndrome, revealing exceptional findings of the ERG and visual field. Report of a Case. —A 38-year-old woman, referred to our hospital in April 1990, had no history of ocular disease. Corrected visual acuity was 1.0 OD and 0.1 OS. Fundus examination of the left eye revealed a nonrhegmatogenous bullous retinal detachment with remarkable shifting of the subretinal fluid. Fluorescein angiography showed mottled retinal pigment epithelium with no leakage from the vessels, and ultrasonography revealed thickening of the choroid. The intraocular pressure and anterior segments were normal. The patient did not have nanophthalmos. The lumbar puncture revealed increased protein content without pleocytosis.To study References 1. Harrington DO, Drake MV. The visual field . In: Text and Atlas of Clinical Perimetry . St Louis, Mo: CV Mosby Co; 1990:177-178. 2. Rendahl I. The electroretinogram in detachment of the retina . Arch Ophthalmol . 1957;57:566-576.Crossref 3. Miyake Y, Yagasaki K, Horiguchi M. Electroretinographic monitor of retinal function during eye surgery . Arch Ophthalmol . 1991;109:1123-1126.Crossref 4. Miyake Y, Shiroyama N, Ota I, Horiguchi M. Local macular electroretinographic responses in idiopathic central serous retinopathy . Am J Ophthalmol . 1988;106:546-550.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Uveal Effusion Syndrome: Visual Field and Electroretinographic Changes in Correlation With Shifting Subretinal Fluid

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 110 (9) – Sep 1, 1992

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1992 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-9950
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1538-3687
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10.1001/archopht.1992.01080210024009
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Abstract

Abstract The amplitude of the electroretinogram (ERG) in retinal detachment is believed to be directly proportional to the area of attached retina,1 and the visual field defect usually is in accord with the location of the subretinal fluid.2 We report a case of idiopathic uveal effusion syndrome, revealing exceptional findings of the ERG and visual field. Report of a Case. —A 38-year-old woman, referred to our hospital in April 1990, had no history of ocular disease. Corrected visual acuity was 1.0 OD and 0.1 OS. Fundus examination of the left eye revealed a nonrhegmatogenous bullous retinal detachment with remarkable shifting of the subretinal fluid. Fluorescein angiography showed mottled retinal pigment epithelium with no leakage from the vessels, and ultrasonography revealed thickening of the choroid. The intraocular pressure and anterior segments were normal. The patient did not have nanophthalmos. The lumbar puncture revealed increased protein content without pleocytosis.To study References 1. Harrington DO, Drake MV. The visual field . In: Text and Atlas of Clinical Perimetry . St Louis, Mo: CV Mosby Co; 1990:177-178. 2. Rendahl I. The electroretinogram in detachment of the retina . Arch Ophthalmol . 1957;57:566-576.Crossref 3. Miyake Y, Yagasaki K, Horiguchi M. Electroretinographic monitor of retinal function during eye surgery . Arch Ophthalmol . 1991;109:1123-1126.Crossref 4. Miyake Y, Shiroyama N, Ota I, Horiguchi M. Local macular electroretinographic responses in idiopathic central serous retinopathy . Am J Ophthalmol . 1988;106:546-550.Crossref

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Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1992

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