PMID: 16952110Sep 5, 2006Paper

Microperimetric evaluation of macula in retinopathy of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II: a case report

European Journal of Ophthalmology
R Shenoy, S McCilvenny


To report on the microperimetric evaluation of the central visual field in a patient with retinopathy due to membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. The central 20 degrees visual field was evaluated using fundus-related perimetry with (Nidek MP1) microperimeter in a patient with proven membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II, who had multiple drusen-like lesions involving the posterior pole of both eyes, with corresponding window defects on fundus fluorescein angiogram. Static threshold perimetry of the central 20 degrees using a 10 dB threshold, Goldmann size II stimulus, with (Nidek-MP1) microperimeter showed reduction in retinal sensitivity in the parafoveal and in the temporal paramacular areas in both the eyes that had drusen-like lesions. Early loss of function in retinopathy of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II can probably be detected by fundus-related microperimetry.


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