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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 354-357

Multimodal imaging for the diagnosis of an atypical case of central serous chorioretinopathy


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Hedi Raies Institute of Ophthalmology, Tunis, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Moncef Khairallah
Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, 5019 Monastir
Tunisia
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Source of Support: This work has been supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Tunisia, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.142279

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We report a case of a 52-year-old woman presented with atypical central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) that had been misdiagnosed as posterior uveitis and treated with systemic corticosteroids and immunosuppressive therapy, with subsequent severe chorioretinal damage. Diagnosis was straightened through multimodal imaging. Anatomical improvement was achieved after discontinuation of corticosteroids and intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. However, visual acuity remained severely impaired in one eye. Failure to differentiate atypical CSCR from inflammatory chorioretinal diseases may lead to severe and irreversible visual impairment. Multimodal imaging helps recognition of the atypical presentations of CSCR, avoiding misdiagnosis and inappropriate management.


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