Therapeutic modalities for circumscribed choroidal hemangioma. Rev Cubana Oftalmol [online]. , vol, suppl.1, pp. ISSN Keywords: Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma; Photodynamic Therapy; de los pacientes con hemangioma coroideo tratados con terapia fotodinámica. Photographer: JEFFERSON R SOUSA – Study Center and Ophthalmological Research Dr. Andre M V Gomes, Institute Dr. Suel Abujamra São.

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For peripheral and some larger postequatorial lesions, transconjunctival or trans-scleral cryotherapy can be employed. Vasoproliferative tumours of the retina. His ocular history was unremarkable.

Tratamiento médico de los hemangiomas

Unlike diffuse choroidal hemangiomas, which are associated with phakomatoses such as Sturge—Weber syndrome, CCH has no correlation with systemic disease.

Clinically, signs include an orange-red dome-shaped lesion with indistinct borders. Proper diagnosis is crucial and is aided by the use of ancillary testing. Br J Ophthalmol ; Steroid therapy of a proliferating hemangioma: Por otro lado, hay escasos estudios controlados que valoren la eficacia de tratamientos habituales de los hemangiomas, como los corticoides y el IFN, en las ulceraciones.

Hemangioma coroideo

Amsler grid was unremarkable OD and revealed left-sided metamorphopsia OS. One possible complication of this treatment is cataracts, so a lens-sparing technique is often used.

The success rate is very high for this treatment, even in eyes in which previous treatments have failed. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Circumscribed choroidal haemangioma in a patient with Sturge Weber syndrome.


The recognition and treatment of early angiomatosis retinae and use of cryosurgery as an adjunct to therapy. Circumscribed choroidal hemangioma, Ultrasonography, Photodynamic therapy, Choroidal melanoma. Lesions are typically unilateral, nonhereditary and located in the retina or optic nerve. Fundus photos were also taken.

Intraocular Vascular Tumors

In a patient study by Shields et al. No changes in the amount heangioma subretinal fluid or BVA have been noted at any follow-up visits since. Clinical diagnosis is based primarily on recognition of the characteristic lesion, or other typical features mentioned.

Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy following photodynamic therapy bemangioma choroidal hemangioma. Benign vascular hamartoma, usually sporadic and restricted to the retina or optic nerve head; but they may occur in a familial autosomal dominant patter and may be associated with intracranial and skin hemangiomas.

Cancer mortality following irradiation in infancy for hemangiomas. The CCH did not shrink in size. Several ancillary tests were yemangioma. Like other radiotherapies, proton beam radiation causes a decrease in tumor size and subsequent resolution of subretinal fluid. Hemangioma of the choroid: Hemangioma of the choroid: The incidence of the circumscribed hemangioma is difficult to establish, because many patients are asymptomatic and then they are not diagnosed; with respect to the choroidal melanoma, the frequency is 1 out of This article has been cited by 1 Photodynamic therapy for symptomatic circumscribed choroidal hemangioma in 22 Chinese patients: J Ophthalmic Vis Res ; The specific cause of the blood vessel malformation is unknown.

The treatment of periorbital infantile hemangioma with intralesional corticosteroid. Clinically, signs include an orange-red dome-shaped lesion with indistinct borders. Autofluorescence of choroidal hemangioma in 34 consecutive eyes. Choroidal hemangioma is a rare congenital ocular tumor that can present as either circumscribed or diffuse.


As mentioned previously, some conditions such as choroidal melanoma require correct diagnosis and prompt treatment to reduce the risk of ocular and systemic morbidity and mortality.

However, the risk of complication increases with every re-treatment. No changes in the amount of subretinal fluid or BVA have been noted at any follow-up visits since. Compression treatment of hemangiomas. Within each issue, all abstracts will be translated into Spanish by the Editorial Office.

Clinical experience with presumed hemangioma of the choroid: Las complicaciones son muy poco frecuentes.

One possible side effect is choroidal atrophy from repeated treatments. Long-term results of low-dose proton beam therapy for circumscribed choroidal hemangiomas.

Circumscribed choroidal hemangioma: A case report and literature review

Sus detractores argumentan que faltan estudios comparativos con otras formas de tratamiento o con la ausencia de tratamiento 1. Although CCH is a rare retinal finding, it is important to be able to distinguish it from other similar retinal tumors. It demonstrates abnormal arteriovenous connections and presence 34 or absence of intervening capillaries.