2022 - 2 Issue

Case report

Idiopathic Sclerochoroidal Calcifications. A Case Report

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Aim: Sclerochoroidal calcifications (SCHC) are an uncommon benign ocular condition that occurs in elderly patients. SCHC usually manifest as multiple placoid yellow lesions in the midperipheral fundus, most often in the upper temporal quadrant. They are asymptomatic and often discovered during routine eye examinations in a patient with good visual acuity and visual field. According to the etiology, SCHC are divided into idiopathic, metastatic and dystrophic.

Case reports: This is case report of 2 patients with idiopathic SCHC, who underwent basic eye examinations, fundus photography, optical coherence tomography, ultrasonography, fluorescein angiography, fundusautofluorescence, laboratory screening and in the second case also CT head scan.

Conclusion: The aim of this publication is to point out the typical features of SCHC and their distinction from more serious conditions that they may resemble.