Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
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ISSN: 2155-9570

Lei Jingyu

Lei Jingyu


  • Case Report
    Ocular Findings of Neurofibromatosis 2: A Case Study
    Author(s): Lei Jingyu and Yao KeLei Jingyu and Yao Ke

    We report a case, from China, of neurofibromatosis 2 with notable ocular lesions, a unilateral cataract, and optic nerve meningiomas. The 24-year-old patient was diagnosed as neurofibromatosis type 2 based on his bilateral vestibular schwannoma and intraspinal tumors, but he also had some important clinical features of neurofibromatosis type 1, such as skin tumors and “cafe-au-lait” macules. He noticed that his left lens had become gradually more opaque over the past two years, and could only perceive light at the time of the study. Phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implantation, posterior capsulotomy and anterior vitrectomy were performed on this patient to manage the cataract and ruptured posterior capsule. Following surgery, the patient could count fingers at a 30cm distance from his eyes. Optic nerve meningiomas existed in both orbits in different sizes. Early surg.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000284

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