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Herpetic optic perineuritis presenting as classic abducens nerve palsy. Clin Case Rep 2020 Jan;8(1):228-229

Date

01/31/2020

Pubmed ID

31998527

Pubmed Central ID

PMC6982475

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.2571

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-85076184529

Abstract

Optic perineuritis is a rare manifestation of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO). Relative afferent pupillary defect (RAPD) is an important early clue to an impending nerve involvement, and robust clinical examination allows early detection of such rare metachronous manifestation of cutaneous HZ and institution of timely management for such sight-threatening conditions.

Author List

Abid MA, Mughal M, Capelli P, Abid MB

Author

Muhammad Bilal Abid MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin