Sclerochoroidal calcifications imaged using enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography

Jithin Yohannan, Roomasa Channa, Cathy W. Dibernardo, Ingrid E. Zimmer-Galler, Mohamed Ibrahim, Yasir J. Sepah, Millena Bittencourt, Diana Van Do, Quan Dong Nguyen

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Abstract

Purpose: To report a case of sclerochoroidal calcifications and describe the appearance of these lesions using optical coherence tomography with enhanced depth imaging (EDI-OCT) technology. Design: Case Report Methods: An 85-year-old patient who presented with bilateral retinal lesions suspected to be metastases was evaluated with slit-lamp biomicroscopy, funduscopy, fluorescein angiography, B-scan ultrasonography (U/S), and EDI-OCT. Results: B-scan U/S demonstrated echo-dense consolidations in the choroid bilaterally with acoustic shadowing consistent with sclerochoroidal calcifications. EDI-OCT revealed hyper-reflective lesions with decreased reflectivity posterior to the lesion. Conclusions: Sclerochoroidal calcifications should be included in the differential of choroidal masses, given their unique appearance on EDI-OCT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)190-192
Number of pages3
JournalOcular Immunology and Inflammation
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012

Keywords

  • Enhanced depth imaging (EDI)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Sclerochoroidal calcification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Ophthalmology

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