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BACKGROUND Night blindness is usually symptomatic of retinal dysfunction. However, apart from congenital forms of night blindness such as congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) and pigmentary retinopathy without clumping of pigment, the acquired forms of night blindness present a particular diagnostic challenge to the ophthalmologist. CASE REPORT A(More)
Fragestellung: Die Nachtblindheit als Symptom weist in der Regel auf eine Funktionsstörung der Netzhaut hin. Allerdings stellen neben den angeborenen Formen wie z. B. der kongenitalen stationären Nachtblindheit (CSNB) oder der Retinopathia pigmentosa sine pigmento gerade die erworbenen Nyktalopien den Augenarzt vor eine besondere diagnostische(More)
PURPOSE The case report of a patient with renal cell carcinoma and orbital metastasis is presented and the clinical and histological characteristics are discussed. PATIENT A 69-year-old man, status post nephrectomy secondary to a renal cell carcinoma, presented with a swelling of the lower lid, reduced visual acuity and visual field defects in the left(More)
HISTORY AND CLINICAL FINDINGS Bilateral orbital involvement with chemosis, protrusion and reduced vision developed in a 44-year-old man 12 weeks after carcinoma of the cardia with lymph node metastases and peritoneal carcinomatosis had been diagnosed and palliative chemotherapy with a cycle of leucovorin and 5-fluorouracil had been concluded. (More)
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