CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC NADIR-ASSOCIATED RETINOPATHY

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Abstract

Purpose:

To describe subinternal limiting membrane hemorrhage as a retinal complication of chemotherapy nadir in a patient with leukemia.

Methods:

Case report.

Results:

A 23-year-old man presented with bilateral subinternal limiting membrane hemorrhages in both eyes as a manifestation of thrombocytopenia secondary to chemotherapy treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.

Conclusion:

Chemotherapeutic nadir-associated retinopathy may present with sub-internal limiting membrane hemorrhages most probably secondary to thrombocytopenia.

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