A clinical case of bilateral exudative retinal detachment against the background of severe preeclampsia

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This article describes a clinical case of a bilateral exudative retinal detachment development in a young woman with severe preeclampsia. The data of the ophthalmological examination, as well as those of the dynamic observation of the patient, are presented. The possible mechanisms of the formation of exudative retinal detachment on the background of preeclampsia are considered in detail. The described clinical case is of great interest, since this condition is a rare complication in preeclampsia. Exudative retinal detachment against the background of preeclampsia requires adherence to bed rest, normalization of blood pressure, control of proteinuria and, as a rule, does not require surgical intervention.

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Oleg V. Kolenko

S.N. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, the Khabarovsk Branch; Postgraduate Institute for Public Health Workers

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Email: naukakhvmntk@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7501-5571
SPIN-code: 5775-5480
Scopus Author ID: 6506683725
ResearcherId: AAI-2976-2020

Dr. Sci. (Med.)

Russian Federation, 211 Tikhookeanskaya str., Khabarovsk, 680033; Khabarovsk

Anastasia A. Fil

Postgraduate Institute for Public Health Workers

Email: naukakhvmntk@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3846-3647
SPIN-code: 6927-1941


Russian Federation, Khabarovsk

Evgenii L. Sorokin

S.N. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution; Far-Eastern State Medical University

Email: naukakhvmntk@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2028-1140
SPIN-code: 4516-1429
Scopus Author ID: 7006545279
ResearcherId: AAI-2986-2020

Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor

Russian Federation, 211 Tikhookeanskaya str., Khabarovsk, 680033; Khabarovsk


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1. Fig. 1. Fundus photographs of the female patient M., 19 years old. In the macular area, unequal distribution of pigment and areas of atrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium are present: а − right eye; b − left eye

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2. Fig. 2. Results of optical coherence tomography of the female patient M., 19 years old: а − right eye, flat subfoveolar neuroepithelial detachment with alteration of photoreceptors; b − left eye, subretinal protein deposition in the macular area

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3. Fig. 3. Results of optical coherence tomography of the right eye after 2 weeks of the female patient M., 19 years old. Absence of neuroepithelial detachment

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