|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 117
Bilateral hyperplastic persistent pupillary membrane: A case-based approach
Sarvesswaran Prakash, Naveen Radhakrishnan, Venkatesh Prajna
Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Aravind Eye Hospitals and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Anna Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Date of Submission||19-Apr-2021|
|Date of Acceptance||28-Sep-2021|
|Date of Web Publication||22-Mar-2022|
Dr. Sarvesswaran Prakash
Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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Prakash S, Radhakrishnan N, Prajna V. Bilateral hyperplastic persistent pupillary membrane: A case-based approach. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res 2022;60:117
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Prakash S, Radhakrishnan N, Prajna V. Bilateral hyperplastic persistent pupillary membrane: A case-based approach. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Jun 29];60:117. Available from: https://www.tnoajosr.com/text.asp?2022/60/1/117/340363
Persistent pupillary membrane (PPM) is due to incomplete involution of tunica vasculosa lentis which normally disappears by the end of 8th–9th month of gestation., Dense bilateral hyperplastic PPM is a rare occurrence with high risk of causing amblyopia and cataract in early age., In our case, despite central thick bi-lateral PPM [Figure 1], the patient did not develop amblyopia due to stenopic effect of pseudo-pupillary apertures and was conservatively managed with spectacles. Medical, laser therapy and surgical treatment have been reported early.,, Ophthalmologists need to recognize this condition early and treat them on individual case based approach.
|Figure 1: Thick dense hyperplastic persistent pupillary membrane with multiple pseudo-pupil in right (a) and left eye (b) (undilated view), (c) after dilatation in right eye, (d) retro-illumination view of the left eye|
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