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Article

Publication Date

2-21-2017

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This article has been peer reviewed. It is the author’s final published version in Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages 47-49.

The published version is available at DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.200693. Copyright © Sugarman et al.

Abstract

Sclerochoroidal calcification (SCC) is a frequent masquerader of choroidal melanoma with important systemic associations such as hyperparathyroidism and parathyroid adenoma. Herein, we describe a case of a 67-year-old male who presented with an amelanotic choroidal lesion in the right eye (OD) and a history of kidney stones. Ultrasonography showed the lesion to be flat and calcified OD. Incidentally, a subclinical calcified plaque was also found in the fellow eye. Optical coherence tomography showed an elevated suprachoroidal mass in a table mountain configuration OD and flat configuration left eye, consistent with type 4 and type 1 SCC. The patient was referred for metabolic testing to rule out the underlying electrolyte imbalance and was found to be normal.

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