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Systemic Steroid-Pulse Therapy in a Patient with Idiopathic Choroidal Detachment: A Case Report

Authors
Journal
Case Reports in Ophthalmology
1663-2699
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
Volume
3
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000336566
Source
Legacy
Keywords
  • Published: February
  • 2012
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Aim To report on the effectiveness of systemic steroid-pulse therapy in treating idiopathic choroidal detachment. Case Presentation Our patient developed idiopathic choroidal detachment after cataract surgery for pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and glaucoma filtration surgery. Systemic steroid-pulse therapy was performed, and the choroidal detachment resolved completely. Conclusion We suggest systemic steroid-pulse therapy as a treatment option for idiopathic choroidal detachment with low intraocular pressure.

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