The Retina Reference

Choroidal Detachment

Fundus photograph of a 71- year- old female with a history of scleroderma who presented with symptoms of lines in her vision, light sensitivity, and mild pain of the left eye. Examination showed a choroidal detachment in the left eye. The green arrows show the peripheral detachment of the choroid. The patient had recently been put on hydralazine, for her high blood pressure, and her symptoms soon began after starting this medication. After stopping hydralazine, the choroidal detachment began to resolve.