Wydanie 4/2006

Manifestacja oczna chłoniaka mózgu - opis przypadku

Ocular Manifestation of the Cerebral Lymphoma - Case Report

Agata Frajdenberg, Renata Kroll1, Katarzyna Manyś-Kubacka, Agata Nowicka1, Magdalena Matuszak1, Mieczysław Komarnicki1, Jarosław Kocięcki

Katedra i Klinika Okulistyki Akademii Medycznej w Poznaniu
Kierownik: dr hab. n. med. Jarosław Kocięcki
1 Klinika Hematologii i Chorób Rozrostowych Akademii Medycznej w Poznaniu
Kierownik: prof. dr hab. n. med. Mieczysław Komarnicki


Summary: The aim of the study is to present a case of 60-years old male patient suffering from ataxy, dizziness and numbness of the left side of the face and body. B-cell malignant lymphoma of the brain was diagnosed. Three months after diagnosis his vision of the both eyes decreased. Visual acuity decrease, vitritis, retinal infiltrations and swollen optic disc were also found during examination in both eyes. Systemic chemiotherapy resulted in lesion regression in eyes and visual acuity improved. Ophthalmoscopy showed partial optic nerve atrophy in the left eye.
Conclusions: Vitritis, retinitis and papillitis may be the manifestation of the primary intraocular lymphoma or the central nervous system lymphoma. Systemic treatment can lead to the ocular symptoms resolution.

Keywords: primary central nervous system lymphoma, oculocerebral lymphoma.


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