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Optic neuropathy and central retinal artery occlusion in a case of herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3566029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this case report the authors present a patient in whom loss of vision developed in the left eye in the early stage of herpes zoster ophthalmicus. He suffered from optic neuropathy followed by central retinal artery occlusion. Ophthalmologists should be aware of this rare and early complication of herpes zoster.
Y Scharf; E Kraus; S Zonis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of ophthalmology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0003-4886     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1987 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-04-29     Completed Date:  1987-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210137     Medline TA:  Ann Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*
Herpes Zoster / complications*
Optic Nerve Diseases / etiology*
Retinal Artery*

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