TITLE

Isolated Bilateral Optic Neuropathy in Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

AUTHOR(S)
Toker, Ebru; Yenice, Özlem; Yilmaz, Yüksel
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p232
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the medical case of a 12-year-old boy presented with isolated bilateral optic neuritis. Results of medical examinations done on the patient; Information on acute disseminated encephalomyelitis; Recommendation of high-dose intravenous steroid therapy for optic neuritis in adults.
ACCESSION #
20084289

 

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