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Vol. 93. Issue 8.
Pages 411-415 (August 2018)
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Vol. 93. Issue 8.
Pages 411-415 (August 2018)
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Retinal toxicity due to canthaxanthin. Case series
Toxicidad retinal por cantaxantina. Serie de casos
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C.F. Challiol
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, A. Bastien, J.M. Giambruni, N. Fernandez Meijide
Departamento de Oftalmología, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Introduction

Canthaxanthin is a chemical product used to tan the skin. Its most frequent adverse effect is canthaxanthin retinopathy.

Purpose/methods

Report, case series.

Results

Two female patients, one 42 years-old and the other 72 years-old, with signs of retinopathy due to canthaxanthin. Complete ophthalmology examinations were carried out. The peripheral fovea birefringent deposits with internal retinal involvement were studied using multimodal imaging.

Conclusion

Canthaxanthin retinopathy is rare. Multimodal imaging may provide important data for the differential diagnosis of crystalline retinopathy.

Keywords:
Canthaxanthin
Toxicity
Retinopathy
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Introducción

La cantaxantina es un producto químico utilizado para el bronceado de la piel. Su efecto adverso más frecuente es la retinopatía por cantaxantina.

Propósito/métodos

Serie de casos.

Resultados

Dos pacientes de sexo femenino de 42 y de 72 años, con signos de retinopatía por cantaxantina, se realiza examen oftalmológico completo, se detectan depósitos birrefringentes perifoveales, fóvea con compromiso de la retina interna, se constata con estudio por imágenes multimodal.

Conclusión

La retinopatía por cantaxantina es poco frecuente, el estudio por imágenes multimodal puede aportar datos de relevancia para el diagnóstico diferencial de la retinopatía cristalina.

Palabras clave:
Cantaxantina
Toxicidad
Retinopatía

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