PARACENTRAL ACUTE MIDDLE MACULOPATHY IN PURTSCHER RETINOPATHY

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Abstract

Purpose:

To describe paracentral acute middle maculopathy associated with Purtscher retinopathy, particularly in Purtscher flecken lesions as a retinal complication in a case secondary to fractures of long bones.

Methods:

Case report.

Results:

A 16-year-old boy with bilateral paracentral scotomata presented with bilateral paracentral acute middle maculopathy as part of Purtscher retinopathy in both eyes as consequence of tibia and fibula fractures.

Conclusion:

Paracentral acute middle maculopathy is one of the optical coherence tomography findings in Purtscher retinopathy.

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