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July/August 2005

 
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BLINKhistoplas

 

The answer to this month’s mystery image:

Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis With Choroidal Neovascular Membrane

A 58-year-old woman came in complaining of two weeks of metamorphopsia in the left eye accompanied by gray-black round spots in the vision of the same eye. The other eye had peripheral punched-out retinal lesions. She was treated with a combination of transpupillary thermotherapy to the choroidal neovascular membrane and intravitreal Kenalog (triamcinolone acetonide) in the right eye.



Photo credit: Doug Jacobsen, COT, and Andrea V. Gray, MD, Roseburg, Ore.

 

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