John S. King, MD » Pentosan Maculopathy Possibility

50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders including pattern dystrophy, or genetic disorders such as mitochondrial diseases.
Similar finding in article in press Ophthalmology 2018
Pigmentary Maculopathy Associated with Chronic Exposure to Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium
Pearce, William A. et al.
Ophthalmology , Volume 0 , Issue 0 ,

  • Pentosan Maculopathy?

    Dec 13 2017 by John S. King, MD

    50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders or genetic disorders.

    Condition/keywords: maculopathy, retinopathy

  • Pentosan Maculopathy?

    Dec 13 2017 by John S. King, MD

    50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders or genetic disorders.

    Imaging device: Cirrus

    Condition/keywords: maculopathy, retinopathy

  • Pentosan Maculopathy?

    Dec 13 2017 by John S. King, MD

    50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders or genetic disorders.

    Imaging device: Topcon

    Condition/keywords: maculopathy

  • Pentosan Maculopathy?

    Dec 13 2017 by John S. King, MD

    50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders or genetic disorders.

    Imaging device: Topcon

    Condition/keywords: maculopathy, retinopathy

  • Pentosan Maculopathy?

    Dec 13 2017 by John S. King, MD

    50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders or genetic disorders.

    Imaging device: Topcon

    Condition/keywords: maculopathy, retinopathy

  • Pentosan Maculopathy?

    Jul 22 2018 by John S. King, MD

    50 yo F with a past history of interstitial cystitis, who had been on pentosan for ten years, but no longer on the medication, came in for macular evaluation. Main complaint was recovering vision after moving from a lighted to less lighted environment. She was 20/20 J1 OD and 20/25 J1 OS cc. No family history of significant ocular disorders or genetic disorders.

    Photographer: Karin

    Imaging device: Optos

    Condition/keywords: maculopathy