Journal article

Long-term follow-up of a case of amyloidosis-associated chorioretinopathy.

Koichi Nagura, Tatsuya Inoue, Jared Ching, Akinori Sato, Shohei Kitahata, Maiko Maruyama-Inoue, Masaru Takeuchi, Kazuaki Kadonosono

American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports | Published : 2020


Purpose: To describe the findings of long-term follow-up of a case of amyloidosis-associated chorioretinopathy by multimodal imagings, including optical coherence tomography (OCT). Observations: A 47-year-old woman who had been diagnosed as having systemic amyloidosis was found to have a best corrected visual acuity of 20/13 in both eyes at the age of 41, which subsequently decreased to 20/100 in the left eye and 20/20 in the right eye at age 47. Visual field examination demonstrated worsening of the central scotoma during the follow-up period. Funduscopic examination revealed bilateral white deposits along the choroidal vessels, which became more pronounced over time, along with diffuse pig..

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