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February 1969

Retinitis Punctata Albescens in a Negro Child Studied With Fluorescein Angiography

Author Affiliations

Bethesda, Md
From the Ophthalmology Branch (Dr. Albert) and the Laboratory of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomical Sciences (Dr. Geltzer), National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Bethesda, Md. Dr. Albert is currently a National Institutes of Health special fellow in Ophthalmology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC. Dr. Geltzer is presently at the Ophthalmology Section, Yale Medical School, New Haven, Conn.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;81(2):170-176. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990010172006

A report of a 4-year-old Negro child with retinitis punctata albescens is presented. The results of ophthalmoscopy, electroretinography, and psychophysical testing are described. The dot-like lesions have a distinctive appearance on fluorescein angiography.