Retinal Nerve Fiber Hypertrophy in Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay

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    • By Filipa teixeira
      Hospital Santa Maria, CHLN
      Co-author(s): Ana Cláudia Fonseca, Filomena Pinto, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    • Uploaded on Jul 5, 2018.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Jul 5, 2018.
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    5-Jul-2018
    Condition/keywords
    hypertrophy
    Photographer
    Filipa Teixeira, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Imaging device
    Optical coherence tomography system
    Heidelberg Spectralis
    Description
    44-year-old women with ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay. OCT photograph disclosed hypertrophy of the peri-papillary retinal nerve fiber layer of both eyes, associated with this disease. This hypertrophy conditions disorganisation of the external layers of the neuroretina and foveal dystopia.

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