Journal article

PARACENTRAL ACUTE MIDDLE MACULOPATHY IN A CASE OF HIGH-FLOW DIRECT CAROTID CAVERNOUS FISTULA.

Chi Yun Doreen Ho, Bernard Yan, Robert C Andrew Symons, Thomas G Hardy

Retin Cases Brief Rep | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: To report a case of paracentral acute middle maculopathy in a patient with high-flow carotid cavernous fistula. METHODS: A case report of a 53-year-old male patient who sustained an iatrogenic high-flow carotid cavernous fistula and secondary paracentral acute middle maculopathy. RESULTS: At review 1-week postembolization of the carotid cavernous fistula, there was no significant improvement in visual acuity, tests of optic nerve function, external ophthalmoplegia, and ptosis. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography was performed, which revealed hyperreflectivity of the parafoveal plexiform layers of the right eye with ill-defined margins straddling the inner nuclear layer. CON..

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