1. History
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  4. Diagnosis
  5. Teaching Points
  6. Comments

Case 51 Diagnosis

Choroideremia

Differential Diagnosis

  • Retinitis pigmentosa: associated with waxy pallor of optic disc, attenuated retinal arterioles, bone-spicule-like pigmentation
  • Ocular albinism: associated with photophobia, iris transillumination defects, hypopigmented fundi, +/- foveal hypoplasia (decreased acuity w/ nystagmus)
  • Gyrate atrophy: associated with well-demarcated, scalloped areas of chorioretinal atrophy and hyperornithinemia
  • Myopic degeneration: associated with tilting of the disc, posterior staphylomata, lacquer cracks, choroidal neovascularization
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