Purtscher’s Retinopathy: A Case Report

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Thetthar Kanthar


     Purtscher’s retinopthy is a hemorrhagic and vaso-Occlusive vasculopathy associated with severe head trauma and multiple fractures although not injury to both eyes. The condition is poor prognosis and permanent severe visual loss. Today, no evidence based guidelines regarding treatment for Purtscher’s retinopathy.
     This case report examines a 24-year-old male patient came with motorcycle accident was found contusion at left shoulder area. The radiographic examination reveals fracture of left clavicle and left scapula (non-displacement). This patient presented with acute painless severe visual loss at right eye. Fundus examination was typical Purtscher’s retinopathy. The treatment with steroids was progressively improved.
     Keywords: Purtscher’s retinopathy, steroids


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