EALES disease: No typical clinical presentation
Belmokhtar Adil, Daoudi Rajaa
The Pan African Medical Journal. ;17:136. doi:10.11604/pamj..17.136.4019

Create an account  |  Sign in
Innovations in Measles Elimination Innovations in Measles Elimination
"Better health through knowledge sharing and information dissemination "

Images in clinical medicine

EALES disease: No typical clinical presentation

Belmokhtar Adil, Daoudi Rajaa
Pan Afr Med J. 2014; 17:136. doi:10.11604/pamj.2014.17.136.4019. Published 26 Feb 2014



Eales disease is clinically manifested by retinal phlebitis, the onset of ischemia and retinal vessels neo area is often revealed by vitreous hemorrhage. Its etiology remains unknown. The management of this disease depends on the clinical presentation. Our patient was 27 years old, consults for a progressive loss of visual acuity unilateral in her left eye. On fundus exam at the emergency department, we found a vitreous hemorrhage, retinal hemorrhage, periphlebitis and retinal periphery ischemia (A). Laboratory tests were negative for potentially occlusive vasculopathy. Angiogram shows retinal neovascularization (B) and peripheral ischemic lesions (C, D).The patients received treatment with corticosteroids supplemented by laser photocoagulation. Improved visual acuity was obtained.


Corresponding author:
Belmokhtar Adil, University Mohamed V Souissi, Hôpital des Spécialités, Ophtalmologie A Department, Morocco
dr.abelmokhtar@hotmail.fr

©Belmokhtar Adil et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

More images in clinical medicine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    






PAMJ Images in Medicine and Public Health are archived on Pubmed Central. Access PAMJ archives on PMC here

Volume 33 (May - August 2019)

This image


Share this image:

Filter images [Reset filter]

By language

PAMJ is published in collaboration with the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Currently tracked by: DOAJ, AIM, Google Scholar, AJOL, EBSCO, Scopus, Embase, IC, HINARI, Global Health, PubMed Central, PubMed/Medline, Ulrichsweb, More to come . Member of COPE.

ISSN: 1937-8688. © 2019 - Pan African Medical Journal. All rights reserved