Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (2018) 256:1789–1790 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00417-018-4028-3 LETTER TO THE EDITOR SD-OCT in NIR modality to diagnose retinal microvascular abnormalities in neurofibromatosis type 1 1 2 2 1 Antonietta Moramarco & Sandra Giustini & Emanuele Miraglia & Marta Sacchetti Received: 12 February 2018 / Revised: 22 May 2018 / Accepted: 29 May 2018 / Published online: 2 June 2018 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Dear Editor, All patients underwent 1.5 Tesla MRI scan of the brain to Neurofibromatosis type I (NF1), also known as Von assess the presence of optic nerve gliomas. Recklinghausen’s disease, is one of the most common autoso- Of the 224 patients, 84 patients (37.5%) had microvascular mal dominant genetic disorders with an average prevalence of abnormalities within 30° angle of the fovea on NIR. Retinal 1:4000 and an estimated incidence of 1:3000 . vascular abnormalities were bilateral in 18 cases. Fifty-seven The diagnosis of NF1 is based on the clinical criteria rec- (25.5%) patients had a single type of lesions; 22 patients ommended by the NIH Consensus Conference which include (12%) had two different types; and 5 patients (2.3%) presented multiple café-au-lait spots (CLS), cutaneous or subcutaneous three different
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