Management and monitoring of cancer-associated retinopathy.

  title={Management and monitoring of cancer-associated retinopathy.},
  author={John L. Keltner and Charles Edward Thirkill and Nancy K. Tyler and Alan M. Roth},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={110 1},
Cancer-associated retinopathy is a rare paraneoplastic event that can involve allergic reactions and result in retinal degradation. A patient, who had a 35-year smoking history, complained of visual loss and was found to have serum antibodies that reacted with an extract of retina, including the previously described retinal cancer-associated retinopathy antigen. Prednisone treatment appeared to reduce the patient's antibody titers to normal levels. Visual fields stabilized, and the patient was… CONTINUE READING

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