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What Is This Month's Mystery Condition?
Written by Alok S. Bansal, MD, Sunir Garg, MD, Nik London, MD, and Andre Witkin, MD, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia. Edited by Michael P. Kelly, CPT.

Photo by Stefanie Carey and Elaine Liebenbaum, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia.
 
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Advanced Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy With Total Retinal Detachment

A 30-year-old male presented with progressive vision loss in the left eye. His past medical history was significant for uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. Visual acuity was hand motions.

While an anterior segment exam was normal, a dilated fundus exam demonstrated a dense plaque of active preretinal neovascularization with a total retinal detachment.

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