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Type: Artigo de Periódico
Title: Adult-onset vitelliform macular dystrophy: case report
Authors: Aragao, Ricardo Evangelista Marrocos de
Barreira, Ieda Maria Alexandre
Carneiro, Gustavo Jose Arruda Mendes
Pinto, Nayara Queiroz Cardoso
Oriá, Talles Peterson Cavalcante
Ferreira, Jhonatan de Paula Araujo
Mesquita Filho, Pedro Marques de
Keywords: Distrofia Macular Viteliforme;Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy;Vision Disorders;Transtornos da Visão
Issue Date: Jan-2018
Publisher: Revista de Medicina da UFC
Citation: ARAGÃO, R. E. M. et al. Adult-onset vitelliform macular dystrophy: case report. Rev Med UFC, Fortaleza, v. 58, n. 1, p. 62-64, jan./mar. 2018.
Abstract: Adult-onset foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy is a rare disease. It shares heritance features with Best disease. Its onset is in the 3rd and 5th decade, and it is characterized by subretinal deposition of yellowish material in the foveal area. Visual acuity ranges from 20/25 to 20/50, which can be seen in routine examination. Patient remains with good visual function throughout theirs lives. Typically the electro-oculogram may be normal or subnormal. We present a case of adult-onset vitelliform macular dystrophy, diagnosed in a patient with complaint of bilateral blurred vision.
ISSN: 2447-6595 (eletrônico)
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