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Early phase proliferative diabetic retinopathy (fluorescein angiography)

Early phase fluorescein angiograph in patient with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Note the well-defined neovascular net at the 5:30 o’clock position. Also note the hyperfluorescence at the point where the previous laser work had been done. This is probably “show through” from the choroidal pool of fluorescein beneath the retinal pigment epithelium (Contributed by Dr. Rosa Tang.)

Associated Disorders

  • Bassen-Kornzweig disease
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Kearns-Sayre syndrome
  • Lawrence-Moon-Biedl syndrome
  • Mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS)
  • Ocular paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Refsum disease
  • Usher syndrome
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • posterior vitreous detachment
  • retinal detachment
  • systemic arterial hypertension
  • systemic lupus erythematosus