Journal article

Serous retinal detachment as a complication of acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy.

Sanjeewa Wickremasinghe, Lyndell Lim

Retin Cases Brief Rep | Published : 2010


PURPOSE: To report the occurrence and optical coherence tomography characteristics of serous retinal detachments in a patient with acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE). METHODS: A patient with APMPPE presented with a dramatic reduction in vision associated with bilateral serous retinal detachments. RESULTS: After systemic steroid treatment, the serous detachments resolved leaving pigmentary changes typical of resolved APMPPE. CONCLUSION: Serous retinal detachments are an unusual finding in APMPPE. We describe an unusual case of APMPPE that has features typical of both APMPPE and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease with optical coherence tomography characteristics that,..

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