The Retina Reference

Von Hippel - Lindau Syndrome, Post Op Cryo

These images were taken of a young 22-year old woman who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. At her initial visit her visual acuity in both eyes was 20/20. Anterior segment examination was normal. The fundus exam showed retinal angiomas in both eyes (yellow arrows). Flourescein angiography shows that the lesions leak fluorescein profusely. Dilated feeder vessels supply the angiomas. Cryotherapy and laser treatment were administered in both eyes to cause regression. At her most current visit the angiomas were regressed. Periodic examination is required to detect new angiomas.