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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1252-1255
Renal fluid overload diagnosed by retinal optical coherence tomography scanning


1 Department of Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, USA
2 Department of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
3 Department of Medicine, St. Matthew's University, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, USA
4 Department of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Department of Ophthalmology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; Department of Ophthalmology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa; Department of Ophthalmology, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
5 Department of Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton; Department of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orlando, FL; Department of Ophthalmology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA

Correspondence Address:
Pran M Kar
Department of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orlando, FL 32803
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.194682

PMID: 27900975

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Fluid overload is one of the major findings in patients with end-stage renal disease. Common findings in fluid overload include shortness of breath, pedal edema, ascites, and pericardial effusion. Rarely, vision loss can be associated with decompensated systemic fluid status. In the following case, we report an unusual case of vision loss due to retinal edema as a result of fluid overload diagnosed and followed to resolution by optical coherence tomography testing.


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