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BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.03.2011.3999
  • Unusual association of diseases/symptoms

Spontaneous resolution of full-thickness macular hole in retinitis pigmentosa

  1. Benjamin J L Burton
  1. Ophthalmology Department, James Paget University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK
  1. Correspondence to Muhammad Raja, docraja{at}hotmail.com

Summary

A 57-year-old woman, diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa and positive family history, was referred to the retinal clinic. Full-thickness macular hole was noted in the right eye with no significant vitreomacular interface abnormalities confirmed at baseline visit with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography scan. Routine follow-up showed spontaneous closure of the full-thickness macular hole with four-letter improvement from baseline visit and remains unchanged with 3 years of follow-up.

Footnotes

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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