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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 365-367

Internal limiting membrane peeling in combined hamartoma of retina and retinal pigment epithelium: Does it make a difference?


1 Vitreoretina Division, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital; Taibah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital; King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hanan Makhdoum
2775, AlUrubah Road, Umm AlHamam AlGharbi, Unit 2, Ar Riyadh 12329-8139
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-4534.347311

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This case study reports a pediatric case of a combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium (CHR-RPE) successfully treated with pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), membrane peeling, and internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling. In this rare tumor, adding ILM peeling to the surgical treatment of CHR-RPE with epiretinal membrane may result in a favorable outcome.


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