Report the clinical findings and management of a case of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy associated with choroidal nevus which received combination therapy.Patient concerns:
Decreased visual acuity in a woman with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and choroidal nevus.Diagnoses:
Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and choroidal nevus.Interventions:
The initial visual acuity was 0.5. After the first treatment with photodynamic therapy, exudation and bleeding appeared around the lesion. After this, the patient received 3 doses of intravitreal bevacizumab.Outcomes:
After treatment with combination therapy, visual acuity, clinical and imaging findings improved, with no recurrence of exudation and bleeding.Lessons:
Intravitreal bevacizumab as an adjunctive treatment after photodynamic therapy is a good option for patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy associated with choroidal nevus.