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Postnatal optic disc cupping in a non-glaucomatous infant with periventricular leukomalacia: nosologic implications
  1. Susannah Q Longmuir1,
  2. Michael C Brodsky2,3
  1. 1From the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  3. 3Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  1. Correspondence to Susannah Longmuir, From the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 55242-1091; susannah-longmuir{at}uiowa.edu

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This male infant was born at 24 5/7 weeks gestation with birth weight of 693 g and history of intrauterine alcohol and marijuana exposure. At 31 4/7 weeks postmenstrual adjusted age, he was found to have stage 1 zone 2 retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) without plus disease. He was followed closely for ROP which peaked at stage 2 zone 2 ROP from weeks 32 to 36 and regressed at postmenstrual adjusted age of 38 weeks. At 10 weeks of age, retinal examination showed a vertically oblique configuration to the optic discs, and a …

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