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Colour fundus photographs showing multiple yellow-white deep retinal lesions at both posterior poles.

Case 10

Figure 1. Colour fundus photographs showing multiple yellow-white deep retinal lesions at both posterior poles.

Author: Raj Chalasani     Editor: Adrian Fung

A 21-year-old male was referred with acute bilateral loss of central vision.

Case history

A 21-year-old male presented with a 2 week history of rapid bilateral reduction in central vision associated with photophobia and headache.

Six weeks previously he had been vaccinated, but he was otherwise healthy. He was born in India and had immigrated to Australia at the age of 3 years.

Visual acuity was 6/6 in the right eye (OD) and 6/36 in the left eye (OS). On examination there were 1+ cells in both anterior chambers, and a few cells in both vitreous humours. Multiple yellow-white outer retinal lesions were present at both maculae.

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