Retinal Detachment Due To Gyrate Atrophy


  • Orhan Ayar Bulent Ecevit University
  • Nesibe Akyürek
  • Mehmet Orçun Akdemir
  • Serpil Yazgan


In this case study we report a 7-year old child who was first diagnosed with total retinal detachment and later with Gyrate Atrophy. The patient applied to our clinic with visual loss on his right eye without any history of trauma. The biomicroscobic evaluation fundoscopy showed a total retinal detachment on the right eye. A retinal detachment surgery was performed on the right eye. After the surgery re-detachment due to a retinal hole occurred, and the patient lost the light sense. The patient was considered inoperable.


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