EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology
Proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR)
Contributor: Christopher Kirkpatrick, MD
Photographer: Samantha Jacobo
July 2, 2015
The left eye shows severe neovascularization of the disc (NVD) that extends down along the inferior arcade with tufts of neovascularization elsewhere (NVE) along both the inferior and superior arcades. The right eye had similar findings.
Severe Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Contributor: Morgan Bertsch, BS and Tyler B.S. Risma, MD
This patient is a 32-year-old female with poorly controlled type I diabetes mellitus and severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy. She had not had panretinal photocoagulation at the time of presentation. Eventually this patient developed severe vitreous hemorrhage and traction retinal detachments in both eyes. Optos® widefield fluorescein angiography demonstrates delayed arteriovenous transit time, extensive neovascularization of the disc and huge areas of capillary nonperfusion.
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Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa
February 8, 2008
Seen are neovascularization, cotton wool spots, microaneurysms, and intraretinal hemorrhages.
Fluorescein angiography showing neovascularization and microaneurysms.
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