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Teenage acute macular neuroretinopathy.
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PMID:  22034018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Purpose. To present the first case of acute macular neuroretinopathy in a teenager. Methods. Case report, optical coherence tomography, fluorescein angiography, electroretinography. Results. Optical coherence tomography, fluorescein angiography, and electroretinography were used to diagnose acute macular neuroretinopathy. Laboratory results were positive for HLA-B7. Conclusions. The rare diagnosis of acute macular neuroretinopathy should be considered in girls on oral contraceptives, with a recent history of acute viral illness, who present with acute rapid onset of multiple, paracentral scotomas.
Authors:
Lana Rifkin; Shlomit Schaal
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1724-6016     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9110772     Medline TA:  Eur J Ophthalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  0     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky - USA.
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