Saturday night retinopathy: Characterization of a rare ophthalmic condition

Zuhair Peracha, Shareef B. Ahmed, Ankit Desai, Manal Peracha-Riyaz, Nitin Kumar, Uday R. Desai

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Abstract

A 48-year-old, black female with a history of heroin and daily alcohol abuse presented to the emergency room in a lethargic state with severe right eye pain and vision loss. She had been unconscious for 10 hours prior to presentation. On exam she was found to have no light perception vision, severe retinal edema, and complete ophthalmoplegia of the right eye. Imaging and clinical course confirmed the diagnosis of Saturday Night Retinopathy - only the second documented case to be published.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-89
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery

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    Peracha, Z., Ahmed, S. B., Desai, A., Peracha-Riyaz, M., Kumar, N., & Desai, U. R. (2016). Saturday night retinopathy: Characterization of a rare ophthalmic condition. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina, 47(1), 85-89. https://doi.org/10.3928/23258160-20151214-15