Volume No 33 Issue No 2

Fulminant Eale’s Disease and Osteonecrosis of Femur Head

Eale’s disease is quite a common condition in Asian sub-continent. We present a case of 18-year old female who developed central Eale’s (involving the posterior pole along with the retinal periphery). She was started on oral steroids off and on for her recurrent branch and central retinal vein occlusions. ATT was also given for nine months. She developed Avascular necrosis of femur head as a complication of steroids and had to undergo hip joint surgery. Key Words: Eale’s disease, Avascular necrosis, Oral steroids, Branch retinal vein occlusion.

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