Early detection of radiation maculopathy using OCTA imaging: acase report

Early detection of radiation maculopathy using OCTA imaging: acase report Angio-OCT / Medical Retina Spektrum Augenheilkd (2017) 31:262–263 DOI 10.1007/s00717-017-0360-y Early detection of radiation maculopathy using OCTA imaging: a case report Alexandre Sellam · Florence Coscas · Livia Lumbroso-Le Rouic · Nathalie Cassoux Received: 24 May 2017 / Accepted: 17 July 2017 / Published online: 10 August 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Summary Früherkennung einer Strahlenmakulopathie Objective To report the case of a 62-year-old female mittels OCTA-Bilgebung: ein Fallbericht treated with proton beam radiotherapy for a choroidal melanoma. Zusammenfassung Results After irradiation, the patient was followed-up Ziel Bericht über den Fall einer 62-jährigen Patien- regularly. Although clinical examination and spectral tin, die aufgrund eines choroidalen Melanoms mittels domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) showed Protonenradiotherapie behandelt wurde. no signs of radiation maculopathy, OCT angiography Ergebnisse Nach der Bestrahlung erfolgte eine regel- (OCTA) enabled detection of abnormalities (rarefac- mäßige Nachsorge der Patientin. Obwohl die klini- tion of the vessel at both retinal capillary plexuses) sche Untersuchung und die spektrale optische Ko- probably related to the radiation maculopathy. härenztomographie (OCT) keine Zeichen einer Strah- Conclusion OCTA could help in the early detection lenmakulopathie zeigten, konnten mittels einer OCT- of radiation maculopathy. This could be an impor- Angiographie (OCTA) Abnormalitäten (Gefäßrarefizie- tant http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Spektrum der Augenheilkunde Springer Journals

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