Reversible retinal edema in an infant with neonatal hemochromatosis and liver failure.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present a case of bilateral severe retinal edema with subretinal fluid in an infant diagnosed with neonatal hemochromatosis and liver failure. A macular cherry-red spot in each eye mimicked the clinical appearance of many metabolic storage diseases. Both the clinical retinal appearance and the anatomic abnormalities observed on spectral domain optical coherence tomography resolved after successful liver transplant.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Maldonado, RS; Freedman, SF; Cotten, CM; Ferranti, JM; Toth, CA

Published Date

  • February 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 93

PubMed ID

  • 21397814

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3059895

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-3933

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jaapos.2010.11.016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States