International Ophthalmology

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 461–464 | Cite as

Sub-inner limiting membrane hemorrhage in a patient with Terson syndrome

  • M. Munteanu
  • C. RoscaEmail author
  • H. Stanca
Case Report



To report a case of bilateral Terson Syndrome with sub inner limiting membrane hemorrhage associated with a rare finding: perimacular fold.


The patient, a 34 years old female with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and bilateral Terson syndrome was admitted to the Ophthalmology department, complaining of blurred vision. Core vitrectomy, hyaloid detachment, peeling of the ILM and aspiration of the sub inner limiting membrane hemorrhage was performed. Once the inner limiting membrane of the left eye was peeled off, we noticed a particular aspect: the perimacular fold.


Although our patient suffered from a massive vitreous haemorrhage the postoperative outcome was favorable with a final best corrected visual acuity of 20/30.


In patients with billateral Terson syndrome we recommend early surgery, especially if the neurological status allows it, a good visual acuity being helpful for the neurophysical rehabilitation of the patient.


Terson syndrome Vitreous hemorrhage Sub-inner limiting membrane hemorrhage Subarachnoid hemorrhage Vitrectomy 


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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interests.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors. This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

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Informed consent was obtained from the individual in this case report.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyVictor Babes University of Medicine and PharmacyTimisoaraRomania
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyCarol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyBucharestRomania

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