A 7 YEAR-7-MONTH OLD BOY WITH LEUKEMIC RETINOPATHY

  • Ni Made Rini Suari
  • Widnyana **
  • Putu Budhiastra

Abstract

Ocular problems in patient with leukemia which are called leukemic retinopathy and subhyaloid hemorrhage is one of its feature. Subhyaloid hemorrhage in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is rarely happened. We reported a boy 7 year 7 month old, complained sudden blurred vision on his both eyes and diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. When patient had complained his vision, result of routine hematology showed anemia, thrombocytopenia, and leukocytosis. Treatment of leukemic retinopathy in this patient was supportive and causal therapy with transfusion of thrombocyte concentrate, hydration for leukocytosis, giving chemotherapy intrathecal methotrexate and systemic (vincristine, daunorubicin, L-asparginase). We found gradually undergone resolution of subhyaloid hemorrhages, visible flame shaped thin, and his vision recovered nearly completely to 6/6 OD and 6/20 OS

Author Biographies

Ni Made Rini Suari
Departments of Child Health, Medical School, Udayana University Sanglah Hospital Denpasar
Widnyana **
Departments of Child Health, Medical School, Udayana University Sanglah Hospital Denpasar
Putu Budhiastra
Departments of Ophthalmology, Medical School, Udayana University Sanglah Hospital Denpasar
How to Cite
RINI SUARI, Ni Made; **, Widnyana; BUDHIASTRA, Putu. A 7 YEAR-7-MONTH OLD BOY WITH LEUKEMIC RETINOPATHY. Medicina, [S.l.], v. 44, n. 1, oct. 2013. ISSN 2540-8321. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/medicina/article/view/6838>. Date accessed: 19 nov. 2019.
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Articles

Keywords

children, leukemic retinopathy, acute lymphoblastic leukemia