University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Photo Quiz#2

Compiled by Jacob Hayes, M2

Photo 13

This patient has a family history of a "night blindness."

What is the patient's most likely diagnosis?

Sectoral retinitis pigmentosa

What makes this diagnosis more likely than an acquired process such as trauma, inflammation, or a vasculopathy?

The family history and the marked symmetry between the eyes

Describe the findings on Goldmann visual fields and OCT provided above.

Goldmann visual fields show superior scotomata. OCT shows outer retinal and retinal pigmented epithelial thinning in the affected area.

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last updated: 07/03/2014
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