EC Ophthalmology

Case Report Volume 14 Issue 1 - 2023

Hypertensive Retinopathy Cause by Pheochromocytoma in a Young Female Initially Diagnosed as Infectious Neuroretinitis

Jose A Roca1,2,3*, Nathaly V Huaman1 and Caleb Llacctarimay4

1Oftalmologos Contreras, Lima, Perú
2Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
3Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Lima, Peru
4Hospital Nacional Sergio E. Bernales, Lima, Perú

*Corresponding Author: Jose A Roca, Oftalmologos Contreras and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Lima, Perú.
Received: November 03, 2022; Published: December 12, 2022

Purpose: To describe a case of hypertensive retinopathy associated to pheochromocytoma in a 13-year-old female initially treated for infectious neuroretinitis.

Methods: An observational case report. The multimodal images are shown and a review of the literature is done.

Results: We present the multimodal images and results of a 13-year-old female with initial diagnosis of neuroretinitis, that ended having hypertensive retinopathy cause by pheochromocytoma.

Conclusion: Pheochromocytoma, although infrequently at younger age, could cause hypertensive retinopathy that may resemble, initially, neuroretinitis.

Keywords: Hypertensive Retinopathy; Pheochromocytoma; Neuroretinitis; Macular-Star

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Jose A Roca., et al. Hypertensive Retinopathy Cause by Pheochromocytoma in a Young Female Initially Diagnosed as Infectious Neuroretinitis. EC Ophthalmology 14.1 (2023): 01-07.