EC Ophthalmology

Case Report Volume 14 Issue 1 - 2023

Retinal Vasoproliferative Tumour Secondary to Intermediate Uveitis

Bora Yüksel*, Fatih Gümüş and Tuncay Küsbeci

University of Health Sciences, Izmir Bozyaka Teaching Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Bora Yüksel, University of Health Sciences, Izmir Bozyaka Teaching Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.
Received: June 23, 2022; Published: December 30, 2022

A 23-year-old female with intermediate uveitis presumably secondary to multiple sclerosis presented with blurred vison and floaters in the left eye. Differential diagnosis revealed no infectious condition. Retinal phlebitis and macular edema was observed in predominantly on the left eye. SD-OCT revealed macular edema and subretinal fluid on the left eye. Cranial magnetic resonance imaging showed paraventricular demyelinating plaques. Vasoproliferative tumor (RVPT) was noticed at the inferior peripheral retina. In order to prevent tractional retinal detachment, the lesion was treated with barrier laser photocoagulation and external cryotherapy. Also intravitreal anti-VEGF (bevacizumab) injection was performed. After initial intravenous pulse methyprednisolone treatment, intravitreal dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex) was injected to supress inflammation and control macular edema for longer. At last visit, vitreous was clear, macular edema resolved and visual acuity improved in both eyes. RVPT showed partial regression and remained inactive.

Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis (MS); Bevacizumab; Ozurdex; Intermediate Uveitis

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Bora Yüksel., et al. Retinal Vasoproliferative Tumour Secondary to Intermediate Uveitis. EC Ophthalmology 14.1 (2023): 24-29.