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Branch retinal vein occlusion in young patients

Poster Details

First Author: S.Zaouali TUNISIA

Co Author(s):    S. Mbarek   S. Zina   R. Attia   R. Messaoud   B. Jelliti   M. Khairallah   0   0 0   0 0   0 0   0 0

Abstract Details



Purpose:

To analyze the characteristics of branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) in young patients (< 50 years).

Setting:

Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia

Methods:

Retrospective chart’s review of 40 patients (47 eyes). All patients underwent detailed ophthalmic examination, fluorescein angiography, and optical coherence tomography.

Results:

BRVO in young patients accounted for 29% of all BRVO cases. Underlying inflammatory or infectious disease was found in 12 patients (30%) (Behçet disease=9, sarcoidosis=1,tuberculosis=1, and toxoplasmosis=1). Systemic hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia were found in 13, 3, and 5patients, respectively. Final visual acuity was < 20/200 in 19% of eyes.

Conclusions:

Inflammatory or infectious diseases and systemic hypertension are important risk factors for BRVO in young patients.

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