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January 1983

Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy and Cerebral Vasculitis

Author Affiliations

From the Neuro-ophthalmology Unit, Wills Eye Hospital and the Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Drs Savino, Schatz, and Sergott), Philadelphia.

Arch Neurol. 1983;40(1):48-50. doi:10.1001/archneur.1983.04050010068020

• Although the ophthalmologic manifestations of acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy are well known to ophthalmologists, its possible CNS involvement has not come to the attention of neurologists. We treated the third reported case with cerebral vasculitis, the first with computed tomographic scan documentation of cerebral infarction.

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