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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2002  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 324-325

Anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy at high atitude


Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh-160 012, India

Correspondence Address:
S Bandyopadhyay
Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh-160 012
India
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PMID: 12532501

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High altitude retinopathy with various manifestations is common after exposure to high altitude. Inadequate autoregulatory response of the retinal vascular system is thought to be responsible for this. We report a case of anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy following exposure to high altitude.


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