Iodine-Induced Retinopathy: A Case Report


Kobat S. G. , GÜL F. C. , TURGUT B.

TURK OFTALMOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, cilt.50, ss.255-257, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tjo.galenos.2020.02686
  • Dergi Adı: TURK OFTALMOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.255-257

Özet

Potassium iodide is used as an iodine supplement in salt as part of a national program in Turkey. An overdose of iodine has a toxic effect on the retinal pigment epithelium and photoreceptors. The case presented here is a patient who developed retinopathy following consumption of an excessive dose of iodine.