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Transient tractional retinal detachment in an eye with retinitis pigmentosa

Authors Hirahara S, Hirano Y, Yasukawa T , Ogura Y

Published 24 September 2010 Volume 2010:4 Pages 1115—1118


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Shuichiro Hirahara, Yoshio Hirano, Tsutomu Yasukawa, Yuichiro Ogura
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan

Abstract: We present a case of retinitis pigmentosa with vitreoretinal traction-associated retinal detachment. The retinal detachment was detected in the nasal periphery. No retinal breaks and no active vascular leakage were observed by fundus scopy and fluorescein angiography, respectively. However, 8 months later, the tractional retinal detachment was spontaneously resolved with posterior vitreous detachment.

Keywords: retinitis pigmentosa, vitreoretinal traction, retinal detachment

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