RHEGMATOGENOUS RETINAL DETACHMENT: A RARE OCULAR MANIFESTATION OF PROTEUS SYNDROME

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Abstract

Purpose:

To present a case report of a rare ocular manifestation of Proteus syndrome—rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

Methods:

Retrospective review of the patient's medical record and a review of the literature.

Results:

A 16-year-old boy with Proteus syndrome who presented with a total retinal detachment because of an operculated retinal tear. This patient underwent successful surgical repair of the retinal detachment and subsequent cataract surgery.

Conclusion:

Proteus syndrome may be complicated by the development of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, which can present in childhood.

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