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Case 2: Type 2 Diabetes & Maculopathy

 

David Kinshuck

 

 

A typical patient, photographs courtesy of City Hospital & Good Hope Hospital (Birmingham) Medical Illustration, and Miss Hope-Ross (Good Hope)

1996

 

severe maculopathy, & severe pre-proliferative   

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Single arrow points to a blot haemorrhage,
triple arrow a cotton wool spot.
Sight good at 6/6. Lasered

 

1998

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severe diffuse maculopathy

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Sight reduced to 6/12.

Pictures side by side for comparison: 1996 above, 1998 below

 

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Fluorescein Angiography below: arrows point to leakage: same visit as above (1998)

 

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2006

loss of central vision after severe maculopathy

vision 2/60

loss of filed of vision , partly from laser, partly from th retinopathy itself

vision 6/18

 

2009

What was going on?