Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 1

Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy Following COVID-19 Vaccination

MZ Kanaan*

Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmology Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital, Darlington, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author: MZ Kanaan, Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmology Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital, Darlington, United Kingdom.

Received: May 01, 2021; Published: December 14, 2021

Abstract

A 41 year-old patient presented with left paracentral scotoma with initial visual acuity of 6/6 in the affected eye. Review in the clinic few days later showed deterioration of left eye vision to 6/36 and examination revealed deep retinal lesions in the posterior pole with foveal center involvement and serous retinal detachments. A diagnosis of acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) was made. Detailed medical history unveiled COVID-19 vaccination 6 days prior to the visual symptoms.

Keywords: Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy (APMPPE); COVID-19 Vaccination

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Citation

Citation: MZ Kanaan. “Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy Following COVID-19 Vaccination". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.1 (2022): 13-17.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 MZ Kanaan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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