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Images in Neurology
January 28, 2019

Coats Plus Syndrome

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Radiology, Fondation Ophtalmologique Rothschild, Paris, France
JAMA Neurol. 2019;76(4):501. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.4610

An infant presented with intrauterine growth retardation, retarded psychomotor development, and seizures. The patient was a term-born infant from nonconsanguineous parents, without family history of ocular or neurologic disorders, and was not exposed to supplemental oxygen after birth. Leukokoria was noted, prompting ophthalmologic examination, which revealed retinal vascular anomalies and capillary telangiectasias (Figure 1A), requiring laser photocoagulations. These abnormal vessels leaked fluid, causing retinal detachment.

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