Retinal vasproliferative tumor in a case of X-linked retinoschisis detachment

Nimesh A. Patel, Diana Laura, Kimberly D. Tran, Stanley Chang, Gaetano Barile, Audina Berrocal

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Abstract

Purpose: To describe the first published case of X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS) detachment with retinal vasoproliferative tumor (RVPT) and provide a literature review of the subject. Observations: The authors describe a case of a 17 year old male with X-linked retinoschisis who presented with a retinal detachment and a retinal vasoproliferative tumor. The patient was treated with pars plana vitrectomy, endolaser, subtenon's kenalog and anti-VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) intravitreal injections. He regained 20/60 vision with a flat macula and had significant resolution of the associated vasoproliferative leakage seen on fluorescein angiography. Conclusions and importance: This case adds XLRS to the conditions associated with RVPT and gives support for treatment with laser photocoagulation and anti-VEGF therapy with bevacizumab to control the exudative process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-50
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports
Volume9
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Retinal detachment
  • Vasproliferative tumor
  • X-linked retinoschisis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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