1. Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Patients With Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinopathy

    Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Patients With Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinopathy

    Purpose: To describe the appearance of acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis, a rare ocular manifestation of syphilis, on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD OCT) both before and after treatment. Methods: Ophthalmic examination and imaging studies of 30 eyes of 19 confirmed cases were analyzed both at the time of presentation and at each follow-up visit. Patients with SD OCT and fluorescein angiography at the time of presentation, and at least three documented follow-up visits after initiation of therapy, were included in the study. Standard treatment of neurosyphilis was given to each patient, including 4 million units of penicillin G ...

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