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Fluffy white patches along the inferotemporal arcade in man with Susac syndrome

Fundoscopic examination revealed fluffy white patches along the inferotemporal arcade in a 22-year-old man diagnosed with Susac syndrome. Fluorescein angiography confirmed 14 branch artery occlusions and arterial wall hyperfluorescence with leakage of dye (not shown). (Source: Gertner E, Rosenbloom MH. Susac syndrome with prominent dermatological findings and a prompt response to intravenous immunoglobulin, steroids, and rituximab: a case report. J Med Case Rep 2016;10[1]:137. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International [CC BY 4.0] license,

Associated Disorders

  • Cerebral microinfarcts
  • Deafness
  • Encephalopathy
  • Retinal arterial occlusion
  • Retinopathy