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A 71-year-old woman with decreased vision, nyctalopia, and peripheral vision loss
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2016
Volume 22, Number 4
December 31, 2016
DOI: 10.5693/djo.02.2016.06.001
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Ravi Parikh, MD, MPH | Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Miguel A. Materin, MD | Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; Smilow Hospital at Yale New Haven Hospital
Robert Lesser MD | Eye Care Group, New Haven, Connecticut
Joachim Baehring, MD, PhD | Smilow Hospital at Yale New Haven Hospital; Department of Neurology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Mario Sznol, MD | Smilow Hospital at Yale New Haven Hospital; Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Jennifer A. Galvin MD | Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
History
A 71-year-old woman was referred to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University, for an evaluation of decreased vision, worsening night vision, and peripheral vision loss in the left eye of 3 months’ duration. She had a history of right ductal breast carcinoma in 1993 that was treated with a lumpectomy and radiation, with no known metastases. She also had a stage II-A melanoma of the left arm excised in 2011, gout, and hypertension. She denied flashes, floaters, or eye pain and had no history of eye surgery or eye trauma. Family history of eye disease was noncontributory.
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