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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104-108  

Am I going blind?; Answers for clinical quiz

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Rustaq Hospital, Oman
2 Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman

Date of Submission12-May-2019
Date of Decision18-May-2019
Date of Acceptance28-Oct-2019
Date of Web Publication28-May-2020

Correspondence Address:
Anuradha Ganesh
Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Seeb
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_115_2019

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Al-Farsi AH, Al-Zuhaibi S, Ganesh A. Am I going blind?; Answers for clinical quiz. Oman J Ophthalmol 2020;13:104-8

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Al-Farsi AH, Al-Zuhaibi S, Ganesh A. Am I going blind?; Answers for clinical quiz. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2023 Mar 26];13:104-8. Available from: https://www.ojoonline.org/text.asp?2020/13/2/104/285308

An 18-year-old male presented with a history of gradual, painless, progressive deterioration of vision in both eyes (OU) noticed few months back. There were no other ocular complaints.

There was no significant medical history.

Family history was unremarkable.

His best-corrected visual acuity was 20/40 (−1.00–0.75 × 110) OD and 20/50 (0.50–0.25 × 51) OS.

Anterior segment examination was unremarkable OU. Dilated fundus examination revealed similar findings OU [Figure 1]. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) also showed abnormalities [Figure 2]. Electroretinogram (ERG) was done [Figure 3].
Figure 1: Fundus photos

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Figure 2: Optical coherence tomography of the macula

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  1. What are the abnormal findings in [Figure 1], [Figure 2], [Figure 3]?
  2. What is the differential diagnosis?
  3. What is the most likely diagnosis from the available information and pictures?
  4. What is the treatment one may offer to this patient?

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