Dengue Fever Presenting as Purtscher-like Retinopathy

Luiz H. Lima, Silvana Vianello, Sérgio Pimentel, Gabriel Costa de Andrade, CLAUDIO MAURICIO ZETT LOBOS, Léo Muller, Michel E. Farah, Rubens Belfort

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

2 Scopus citations

Abstract

Purpose: To report the fundus manifestations and spectral-domain optical coherence tomographic (SD-OCT) features of dengue fever presenting as Purtscher-like retinopathy. Methods: Retrospective review of two cases of dengue fever. Results: Color fundus photograph revealed the presence of cotton-wool spots in a Purtscher-like configuration in the posterior pole of all study eyes. SD-OCT demonstrated increased reflectivity signal in the inner retinal layers, and after a variable follow-up period, there was complete disappearance of cotton-wool spots and persistence of the hyperreflectivity signal. Conclusion: We report two unique cases of dengue fever associated with retinal lesions in a configuration of Purtscher-like retinopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)660-665
Number of pages6
JournalOcular Immunology and Inflammation
Volume26
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 4 Jul 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cotton–wool spots
  • dengue fever
  • Purtscher-like retinopathy
  • retinal hemorrhages
  • spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Dengue Fever Presenting as Purtscher-like Retinopathy'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this