We report a case of a 7-week-old boy with bilateral leukocoria and asymmetric microphthalmia who was found to have Norrie disease. Symmetrically hyperdense globes with no evidence of calcification were seen on CT scan. The MRI showed bilateral retinal hemorrhages resulting in conical vitreous chambers - narrow at the optic disc and widened toward the lens - characteristic of persistent fetal vasculature. Genetic evaluation revealed a previously undescribed mutation in the Norrie disease protein gene.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2015|
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- Norrie disease
- Persistent fetal vasculature