A 40-YEAR-OLD white woman with photopsia affecting her left eye had
an ocular history notable for myopia. Medical and surgical histories were
unremarkable. Best-corrected visual acuity was 20/25 OU. Examination of the
left eye revealed mild vitreous inflammation; scattered, discrete, midperipheral
chorioretinal scars; and a circumferential pigmentary streak encircling the
far periphery (Figure 1). The right
eye was normal. Laboratory test results for sarcoidosis, syphilis, and tuberculosis
were negative. On the basis of the acute inflammation, the diagnosis of multifocal
choroiditis was made.
Borodoker N, Cunningham ET, Yannuzzi LA, Nicoletti R. Peripheral Curvilinear Pigmentary Streak in Multifocal Choroiditis. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120(4):520–521. doi:10.1001/archopht.120.4.520
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