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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, 3(6), 167-169
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-6-5
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Choroidal Neovascularization Accompanied by Tractional Posterior Hyaloid Membrane Secondary to Candida Chorioretinitis

JaeWook Jung1, YuCheol Kim1, and Kwang Soo Kim1

1Department of Ophthalmology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, Republic of Korea

Pub. Date: May 18, 2015

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JaeWook Jung, YuCheol Kim and Kwang Soo Kim. Choroidal Neovascularization Accompanied by Tractional Posterior Hyaloid Membrane Secondary to Candida Chorioretinitis. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(6):167-169. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-6-5


A 62-year-old-male presented at our clinic with decreased vision and metamorphopsia(OD) for several days. He had received an anti-fungal treatment two months before for the treatment of endogenous candida choroiditis (OU). Fluorescein angiography and optical coherence tomography revealed subfoveal, juxtafoveal choroidal neovascularization and tractionalposterior hyaloidmembrane (OD). Pars planavitrectomy and epiretinal membrane removal was done, and twointravitrealbevacizumabinjections were administered. His visual symptoms were not improved and chorioretinal scar and fibrotic change were detected at fovea.

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