Omar, Amer, Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
Eye Reports Vol. 4 No. 1 (2018) - Original Articles
An atypical presentation of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) without angioid streaks or peau d’orange
Abstract PDF - EyeReports 2018 v4 p23-25 Figure 1. Wide angle colour fundus photograph of the right eye. Optic nerve head drusen are clearly visible. Multiple small white dots are apparent in the posterior pole and extendto the mid periphery with abnormal intervening retinal pigmentation. Figure 2. 55 Degree fundus autofluorescence image of the right eye centered on the macula. Hyper-reflective areas on the optic nerve head are seen, as consistent with optic disc drusen. Normal macular autofluorescence is apparent. Figure 3a. Low magnification histopathology slide with Elastic van Geeson stain showing irregular and degenerated elastic fibers within the dermis. Figure 3b. Low magnification histopathology slide with Von Kossa (calcium) stain showing calcium deposition within degenerated elastic fibers of the dermis.