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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 646351, 2 pages
Case Report

FEVR-Like Presentation of Homocystinuria

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA

Received 16 September 2014; Accepted 27 October 2014; Published 13 November 2014

Academic Editor: J. Fernando Arevalo

Copyright © 2014 Lorena A. Montalvo 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.


A male infant with a diagnosis of homocystinuria presented with avascularity of the peripheral retina with a ridge on ophthalmic exam, consistent with a FEVR-like manifestation homocystinuria. Upon follow-up and treatment for homocystinuria, the retinal vascularity improved without the need for prophylactic treatment to the peripheral avascular retina.