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Acute retinal necrosis (ARN) in the context of neonatal HSV-2 exposure and subconjunctival dexamethasone: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  24109247     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
HSV-2 is an important cause of the acute retinal necrosis (ARN) syndrome in younger patients. We describe an atypical case of HSV-2 ARN in the context of neonatal exposure and subconjunctival steroid injection. Clinicians should be aware of the association of neonatal or congenital exposure to HSV-2 as a risk factor for this disease because early treatment may improve outcome and/or avoid involvement of both eyes.
Authors:
Lindsay McGrath; Marion Woods; Lawrence Lee; Diana Conrad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-5-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digital journal of ophthalmology : DJO / sponsored by Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1542-8958     ISO Abbreviation:  Digit J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9605355     Medline TA:  Digit J Ophthalmol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  28-32     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital; ; School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane;
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