Fundus flavimaculatus: Clinical images and review of literature

  • Rajiv Kumar
  • Shilpa Singh
  • Anurag Narula
  • Manish Kumar
Keywords: Dystrophy, Fundus flavimaculatous, Stargarts,retina


Stargardt disease (STGD) or fundus flavimaculatus is a progressive form of juvenile macular degeneration with considerable
clinical and genetic heterogeneity. It may be considered a syndromal cone-rod dystrophy due to overlapping clinical features such
as loss of color vision and photophobia in some patients. Here, we report a case of fundus flavimaculatus in a 32-year-old female
and discuss the literature pertaining to it. Clinical data including medical history, findings on physical examination and local
examination were suggestive of fundus flavimaculatus. Best-corrected visual acuity of the patient remained constant at 6/12 for
1 year with the patient being on 3-month follow-up. No particular or specific treatment is available for this fundus dystrophy and
frequent follow-ups may help diagnose and manage associated choroidal neovascular membrane at the earliest. The only modality
is available in the form of low vision aids for advanced disease.

How to Cite
Kumar, R., Singh, S., Narula, A., & Kumar, M. (2017). Fundus flavimaculatus: Clinical images and review of literature. Indian Journal of Case Reports, 4(1), 67-69. Retrieved from
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