An Unusual Incidental Finding of Drusen in a 32-year-old Woman: A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature

Bouggar Manal *

Hopital Militaire d’instruction Mohamed V de Rabat, Morocco.

Brarou Houda

Hopital Militaire d’instruction Mohamed V de Rabat, Morocco.

Chaibi Zakaria

Hopital Militaire d’instruction Mohamed V de Rabat, Morocco.

Mouzari Yassine

Hopital Militaire d’instruction Mohamed V de Rabat, Morocco.

Oubaaz Abdelbarre

Hopital Militaire d’instruction Mohamed V de Rabat, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The different appearances of drusen in young subjects could be explained by a different structure and origin. These conditions are closely related to AMD, but their relationship has not been clearly established. We describe cuticular drusen, colloid drusen and dominant drusen .We report a case of macular colloid drusen in a 32 years old woman , incidentally finded , with no complications ; an ophthalmological workup was performed. There was no intervention required and the patient will be monitored for complications. Generally, patients are managed conservatively with observation, unless choroidal neovascularization develops. In this case, anti-VEGF injections have been shown to improve vision and resolve subretinal fluid. Another treatment option is the use of lasers to eliminate the sub-retinal fluid.

Keywords: Epithelium, levothyroxine, macular drusen, anterior segment, case report


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Manal, B., Houda, B., Zakaria, C., Yassine, M., & Abdelbarre , O. (2024). An Unusual Incidental Finding of Drusen in a 32-year-old Woman: A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Ophthalmology, 7(1), 53–57. Retrieved from https://journalajrrop.com/index.php/AJRROP/article/view/96

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