Case Report

Conjunctival Telangiectasia in a Patient with Ataxia Telangiectasia: A Case Report


  • Özge Pınar Akarsu
  • Cemile Üçgül Atilgan
  • Dilek Güven

Received Date: 06.02.2011 Accepted Date: 10.07.2011 Turk J Ophthalmol 2012;42(1):75-77

The purpose of this paper is to report a 7-year-old patient who developed bilateral conjunctival hyperemia while being under treatment of pneumonia in Pediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic at Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital. Ophthalmological examination revealed bilateral conjunctival telangiectasias which were thought to be the ophthalmologic sign of ataxia telangiectasia after considering the other clinical findings, laboratory and imaging results, and family history. (Turk J Ophthalmol 2012; 42: 75-7)

Keywords: Ataxia telangiectasia, conjunctiva, oculocutaneous telangiectasia

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