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WGC-2021

Abstract #81444 Published in IGR 20-3

New Ocular Findings in a Case of Chronic Granulomatous Disease in a Child

Khundkar T; Panarelli J; Shulman J
Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina 2019; 50: 459-461


The authors report a case of a 2-year-old male with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD). On examination, the patient had chorioretinal lesions, peripheral avascular retina, and unilateral glaucoma. CGD is a primary immunodeficiency that leaves the host susceptible to infections and granuloma formation. Chorioretinal lesions are a well-documented finding of CGD. The advent of widefield angiography allowed the authors to detect peripheral retinal nonperfusion in this case. Glaucoma, which by itself has been associated with peripheral avascular retina, has not been previously reported in a case of CGD. [Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2019;50:459-461.].

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Classification:

9.1.2 Juvenile glaucoma (Part of: 9 Clinical forms of glaucomas > 9.1 Developmental glaucomas)
9.4.15 Glaucoma in relation to systemic disease (Part of: 9 Clinical forms of glaucomas > 9.4 Glaucomas associated with other ocular and systemic disorders)
3.10 Immunobiology (Part of: 3 Laboratory methods)
6.10.2 Posterior segment (Part of: 6 Clinical examination methods > 6.10 Fluorescein (ICG) angiography)



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