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BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-006599
  • Findings that shed new light on the possible pathogenesis of a disease or an adverse effect

Three-dimensional spectral domain optical coherence tomography of retina in choroidal metastasis due to uterine endometrial carcinoma

  1. Carsten H Meyer2
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, CSM Medical University (Erstwhile King George's Medical University), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Switzerland, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Professor Sandeep Saxena, sandeepsaxena2020{at}yahoo.com

Summary

Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) three-dimensional (3D) imaging in choroidal metastasis, due to uterine endometrial carcinoma, is reported for the first time. SD-OCT revealed a dome-shaped elevation of the retina. Neurosensory detachment with splitting of the retinal layers, at some places, was observed. 3D SD-OCT allows evaluation of secondary retinal pigment epithelial and intraretinal changes due to metastatic choroidal lesion.

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