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- Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy
- chickenpox vaccine
- diagnostic tests/investigation
- varicella zoster
An 11-year-old Caucasian girl with no past ocular history complained of blurry vision and photopsias 10 days following varicella vaccination with Varivax. She was referred to the retina service by her primary ophthalmologist 3 weeks later. On examination, the best-corrected visual acuity was 20/70 in the right eye and 20/150 in the left eye. The anterior segments were normal bilaterally. There was no vitritis. Fundus examination (figure 1A,B) revealed multiple discrete flat subretinal yellow-white plaques in the posterior pole with areas of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) hyperpigmentation, consistent with evolving APMPPE. Fundus autofluorescence imaging (figure …
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