Bilateral Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Patient with Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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Bilateral Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Patient with Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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dc.contributor.author Smolyar, Albert E.
dc.contributor.author Hamrah, Pedram
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-27T20:27:36Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Smolyar, Albert E., and Pedram Hamrah. 2011. Bilateral posterior ischemic optic neuropathy in a patient with severe diabetic ketoacidosis. Case Reports in Ophthalmology 2(1): 91-94. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1663-2699 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:5083804
dc.description.abstract Purpose: To report a case of bilateral posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) in a patient with severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Design: Observational case report. Participant: A 35-year-old male who suffered bilateral visual loss during a severe episode of DKA. Methods: Neuro-ophthalmological examination, neuroimaging consisting of a CT scan and MRI of the brain and orbits, as well as a MRA of brain vessels. Results: Bilateral PION was diagnosed in a 35-year-old male with no light perception vision, who emerged from a coma caused by severe DKA. The patient developed optic nerve pallor in both eyes 4 weeks after the initial examination. Visual acuity with no light perception in both eyes remained unchanged after 6 months' follow-up. Conclusions: Severe DKA can be complicated by bilateral PION, resulting in total blindness. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher S. Karger AG en_US
dc.relation.isversionof doi:10.1159/000325141 en_US
dc.relation.hasversion http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3072178/pdf/ en_US
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dc.title Bilateral Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Patient with Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
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dc.relation.journal Case Reports in Ophthalmology en_US
dash.depositing.author Hamrah, Pedram
dc.date.available 2011-07-27T20:27:36Z
dash.affiliation.other 100169 en_US

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