Disc drag: Sequelae of spontaneously regressed retinopathy of prematurity
Author(s): Dr. Shilpi H Narnaware and Dr. Prashant K Bawankule
Abstract: Purpose: A case of disc drag as a cicatricial sequelae of spontaneously regressed threshold ROP.
Case report: 8 months old male baby was brought for examination for Right eye strabismus noted since 1 month. Examination revealed disc drag with falciform fold from disc to ora with peripheral fibrous proliferation. Past history revealed preterm birth of baby at 28 weeks of gestation age with birth weight of 1170 grams. Old reports suggested Both Eyes Zone 2 Stage 3 threshold ROP with haemorrhage in right eye, at post menstrual age (PMA) of 31 weeks for which baby was advised laser. No treatment was taken for the same.
Conclusion: Timely screening, diagnosis & management of type 1 ETROP may help in preventing such cicatricial sequelae.