Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

3 p.

Publication Date

Summer 2016

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer/Aspen Publishers

Source Publication

Retinal Cases & Brief Reports

Source ISSN

1935-1089

Original Item ID

DOI: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000000235

Abstract

Purpose: To report on subclinical retinal abnormalities shown through handheld spectral domain optical coherence tomography on a premature infant.

Methods: Case report.

Results: The initial and follow-up exams on a premature infant revealed severely attenuated ganglion cell and nerve fiber layers. There was cystoid macular edema in both eyes at the initial visits, which resolved by the 1-year follow-up.

Discussion: Optical coherence tomography can reveal significant retinal abnormalities in premature infants which are not detectable through funduscopic exam. Documenting such findings may be useful for the comprehensive management of vision problems in children with a history of premature birth.

Comments

Published version. Retinal Cases & Brief Reports, Vol. 10, No. 3 (Summer 2016): 229-231. DOI.

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