Retinopathy of Prematurity

  • Etiology: abnormal proliferation of retinal vasculature in premature infants with prolonged oxygen therapy
  • Imaging: microphthalmos, increased vitreous density bilaterally

Radiology Cases of Retinopathy of Prematurity

MRI of retinopathy of prematurity
Axial T2 MRI without contrast of the brain shows small orbits bilaterally. Heterogeneity of the vitreous humor could not be assessed for on the other sequences due to patient motion.