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JBUMS 2003, 5(1): 68-70 Back to browse issues page
A case of Choroidal Osteoma
SMH Emad
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Background and Objective: Choroidal osteoma is a rare and benign osseous tumor that begins in adolescence age especially in young females and causes to decrease vision permanently in involved eye. Case: A 16-year-old female referred with decreased vision in her right eye. Visual acuity was count finger =3m in her right eye. Examination with indirect ophthalmoscopy revealed a yellow mass with distinct margins in macular area beneath the retina. Echography and fluorescein angiography revealed choroidal osteoma and treatment was not done. Conclusion: Choroidal osteoma should be considered in differential diagnosis of yellow-white macular lesions.
Keywords: Choroidal tumor, Echography, Osteoma
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Biochemical
Accepted: 2014/05/28 | Published: 2014/05/28

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