Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2013
Volume: 12
Issue: 6
Page No. 779 - 781

Unilateral Retinitis Pigmentosa

Authors : Peng Bin, Mei Haifeng and Xing Yiqiao

Abstract: To report a case of unilateral retinitis pigmentosa. A 61 years old woman was initially seen at age 51 with a complaint of decreased vision in the right eye. All systemic studies including serologic tests were normal. Best-corrected visual acuity of the patient was 20/200 in her right eye and 20/25 in her left eye. The fundus showed typical pigment deposits of bone corpuscle shapes scattered throughout the fundus in the right eye, the left eye remained completely normal. Fluorescence fundus angiography didn’t reveal any abnormalities in the left eye while FFA in the right eye showed vascular filling delayed, diffuse atrophic and bone corpuscle shapes pigment blocking fluorescence of RPE in the posterior pole and peripheral area except macular region. The visual field of the left eye was normal. Examination of color vision showed achromate in the right eye but it was normal in the left eye. Electroretinography showed rod response, cone response and combined response were no recordable in here right eye while ERG was normal in her left eye. The patient was evaluated by ophthalmoscope examination including fundus photography, fluorescence fundus angiography, electroretinography, colour vision examination and visual field examination.

How to cite this article:

Peng Bin, Mei Haifeng and Xing Yiqiao, 2013. Unilateral Retinitis Pigmentosa. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 12: 779-781.

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