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Postscleral Fenestration Zonulysis in A Patient with Idiopathic Uveal Effusion Syndrome Misdiagnosed as A Ring Melanoma of Ciliary Body
Fariba Ghassemi Dr. * , Hooshang Faghihi Dr., Ramak Roohipoor Dr., Reza Karkhaneh Dr., Mehdi Nili Ahmadabadi Dr.
, fariba.ghassemi@gmail.com
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Purpose : To describe the case of a 21-year-old patient with uveal effusion with no microphthalmia and any systemic disease that was treated with scleral window surgery and topical administration of mitomycin C (MMC) and zonulysis which was misdiagnose as a ring melanoma of cilliary body appeared shortly after the operation

Case report : A uveal effusion was detected in the eye. Partial-thickness scleral flap with sclerostomy was performed and topical MMC was administered to inferotemporal quadrant of the equatorial sclera. The subretinal fluid resorbed gradually. In a short period after fenestration procedure and temporal zonulysis appeared in the eye.

Conclusion : In a patient with idiopathic uveal effusion syndrome, a significant zonulysis without severe intraocular pressure (IOP) changes can appear after scleral fenestration procedure.

 

  Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology 201123(4):69-73 © 2011 by the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology

Keywords: Uveal Effusion Syndrome, Zonulysis, Ring Melanoma of Ciliary Body
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Ghassemi F, Faghihi H, Roohipoor R, Karkhaneh R, Nili Ahmadabadi M. Postscleral Fenestration Zonulysis in A Patient with Idiopathic Uveal Effusion Syndrome Misdiagnosed as A Ring Melanoma of Ciliary Body. Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2011; 23 (4) :69-73
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