Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : ND01 - ND02

Bilateral Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous - A Rare Case Report ND01-ND02

Rashmi Kumari, Bhawesh Chandra Saha

Correspondence
Dr. Rashmi kumari,
House No. O/13 Ashiana Nagar phase 1, Patna-800025, Bihar, India.
E-mail: dr.rchandras08@gmail.com

Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous (PHPV), now-a-days referred to as Persistent Fetal Vasculature (PFV), is a rare congenital anomaly of the eye that typically presents unilaterally with white pupillary reflex and microphthalmia without systemic associations. Bilateral presentations are rare. Here we report a case of 15-year-old male with bilateral PFV without leucokoria who was misdiagnosed as congenital esotropia with amblyopia, treated for refractive errors and referred to higher centre for squint corrections. The diagnosis of PFV was made easily on slit lamp examination with dilated pupil due to media clarity. Findings were confirmed by colour doppler ultrasonography of the eyes. This case warrants essential screening of the posterior segment of all children with deviated eyes to ensure earliest detection of such pathologies.