Choroidal involvement in Erdheim-Chester disease

Amro Abdellatief, Craig M. Mason, Steven R. Ytterberg, Stephen A. Boorjian, Diva R. Salomão, Jose S. Pulido

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Erdheim-Chester disease is a rare infiltrative disorder of non-Langerhans cell histiocytes, which affects multiple organs, including bone, heart, lungs, orbits, central nervous system (CNS), pituitary gland, and retroperitoneum. Bone affliction is almost universal in these patients and, to a lesser degree, the CNS, retroperitoneum, and other tissues. Eye involvement is typically retro-orbital or periorbital. This case report describes a 48-year-old patient who presented with reduced vision in the left eye and no other complaints. Fundus examination revealed a choroidal mass in the macula. The authors believe that this might be the second case of choroidal involvement in Erdheim-Chester disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)674-676
Number of pages3
JournalOphthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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