Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1993;34(4):362-365.
Published online April 1, 1993.
Two Cases of Choroidal Coloboma Associated Retinal Detachment in Infant.
Jae Hyeouk Lim, Jae Ho Lee, Song Hee Park, Hanho Shin
Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Korea.
영아에서 발견된 망막 박리를 동반한 맥락막 결손증 2 예
임재혁(Jae Hyeouk Lim),이재호(Jae Ho Lee),박성희(Song Hee Park),신환호(Han Ho Shin)
Abstract
Choroidal coloblma, which is uncommon but not rare. occurs in areas in which both the neurosensory and the retinal pigment epithelium precursors fail to become confluent. Retinal detachment usually occurs due to breaks in the colobomatous area and has been noted in nearly 40% of the patients with choroidal ccloboma. Retinal detachment may be associated with a coloboma of the choroid soon after birth and can present a diagnostic dilemma. We experienced the choroidal coloboma associated with retinal detachment in an 18-day-old premature baby and a 40-day-old infant, one of which had multiple congenital anomalies. We present our two cases with a brief review of the literature related to choroidal coloboma.
Key Words: Choroidal coloboma;Retinal detachment


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