A case of hypertrophic pachymeningitis with serous retinal detachment

Yoshikazu Fukumoto, Akihito Sengoku, Masanori Miyazaki, Tatsuro Ishibashi, Kohhei Sonoda

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Purpose : To report a case of scleritis-related serous retinal detachment and optic neuropathy with hypertrophic pachymeningitis. Case : An 82-year-old woman presented with impaired visual acuity and hyperemia. She had had rheumatoid arthritis for 40 years. Her corrected visual acuity was 0.1 in the left eye. Her left eye showed scleral hyperemia and serous retinal detachment. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MR!) of the brain revealed scleral thickening and meningeal thickening in the frontal lobe, leading to the diagnosis of scleritis and hypertrophic pachymeningitis. Pulsed corticosteroid therapy resulted in improved clinical ocular manifestation. Her visual activity improved to 1.0 five months later. Conclusion : Enhanced MRI was useful in the diagnosis of scleritis and hypertrophic pachymeningitis at the same time.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)1057-1062
ページ数6
ジャーナルJapanese Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology
71
7
出版ステータス出版済み - 7 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ophthalmology

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