Electrodiagnosis in Doubtful Photic Injury to the Retina

  • Harold E. Henkes
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 15)


The EOG and ERG were recorded in two patients clinically diagnosed as acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (A.P.M.P.P.E.). The EOG and ERG findings, however, were not in conformity with the electrodiagnostic data reported in the acute phase of A.P.M.P.P.E.

The hypothesis is posed that sub-threshold photic injury may have cleared the way for the manifestation of a fundus disorder resembling A.P.M.P.P.E.


Retinitis Pigmentosa Posterior Pole Retinal Edema Retinitis Pigmentosa Patient Argon Laser Photocoagulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold E. Henkes
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  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Eye HospitalErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands

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