Woman referred for acute progressive visual loss in both eyes

August 2009
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p30
Academic Journal
This article discusses the case of a 36-year-old woman with acute bilateral disc edema who was referred to the New England Eye Center for acute progressive visual loss in both eyes. She also experienced dizziness and tinnitus. Particular focus is given to her other medical problems and family history. Results of her anterior segment and dilated fundus examinations are also provided. Differential diagnosis for the patient's case include Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome and sarcoidosis. Also included are information on treatment options for VKH.


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