Year : 2022  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 123-127

Retinal Artery Macroaneurysm − An Uncommon Manifestation of Radiation Retinopathy

Department of Vitreoretina, Sankara Eye Hospital, Banglore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Sonali Lomte
Department of Vitreoretina, Sankara Eye Hospital, Kundalhalli Gate, Airport, Varthur Road, Banglore 560037, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/njo.njo_38_21

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To describe two cases of radiation retinopathy (RR) presenting with clinical and imaging characteristics of retinal artery macroaneurysm (RAM). The first case had radiotherapy to the right side of the brain 17 years prior to ocular manifestation, developed vitreous hemorrhage secondary to RAM in the right eye (RE) was managed with intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor. Second case had radiotherapy to right side of neck 6 years back, developed multiple tributary vein occlusions in RE, and was treated with sectoral laser. One year later, developed premacular and subretinal hemorrhage with RAM and managed with pars planavitrectomy and anti-VEGF. on subsequent follow up second patient had persistent cystoid macular edema which was managed with intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide and focal laser to RAM.

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