International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Ophthalmology | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023


Unique Case of Unilateral Leukemic Retinopathy in a k/c/o Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Remission on Stopping the Treatment)

Dr. Prateek Maurya | Dr. Shikha Bhardwaj | Dr. Mridul Trisal


Abstract: Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukemia, is a myeloproliferative disorder characterized by increased proliferation of the granulocytic cell line without the loss of their capacity to differentiate. Consequently, the peripheral blood including occasional blast cells. CML accounts for 20% of all leukemias affecting adults. Retinal lesions are the most common ocular manifestation of leukemia. Often in adults and in patients with myeloid leukemia. Despite the significant. Ophthalmologic manifestations are among the therapeutic challenge. Here we present a case of CML (chronic phase) with ophthalmologic manifestations, trying to shed light on this important type of presentation.


Keywords: Leukemic retinopathy, chronic myeloid leukemia, Optic neuritis


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 1269 - 1271


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