Unilaterale pigmentierte paravenöse retinochorioidale atrophie

Translated title of the contribution: Unilateral pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy

P. Charbel Issa, Hendrik P.N. Scholl, H. M. Helb, M. Fleckenstein, C. Inhetvin-Hutter, F. G. Holz

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We report the case of an asymptomatic unilateral pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy (PPRCA) in a 43-year-old patient. The right eye showed chorioretinal atrophy with bone-spicule-like pigmentations along the retinal veins. Visual acuity was 20/20 and perimetry revealed scotomas correlating to the chorioretinal atrophy. Electrophysiological examination showed decreased signals in ERG and EOG. Fundus autofluorescence and angiography findings are presented. Pathogenetically, a classification as hereditary retinal dystrophy (as in retinitis pigmentosa) as well as a post-inflammatory residuum are discussed.

Translated title of the contributionUnilateral pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)791-793
Number of pages3
JournalKlinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Angiography
  • Autofluorescence
  • Electrophysiology
  • Pigmented paravenous retinochoroidal atrophy
  • Retina
  • Unilateral

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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