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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 963583, 2 pages
Case Report

Nonischemic Central Retinal Vein Occlusion in an Adolescent Patient with Ulcerative Colitis

1Department of Ophthalmology, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich IP4 5PD, UK
2Department of Ophthalmology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK

Received 14 November 2011; Accepted 30 December 2011

Academic Editor: N. Fuse

Copyright © 2011 Deepak Vayalambrone et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can present with extraintestinal manifestations occasionally involving the eye. Retinal vein occlusions are rarely seen and have never been reported in the pediatric population though vascular thrombosis can be associated with IBD. Here, we present a case of what we believe is the youngest reported patient with nonischemic central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO).