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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 2009-2011

Bilateral acute retinal necrosis in premature newborn with skin, eye, and mouth infection presenting with vitreous and subretinal hemorrhage


Moorfield Eye Hospitals UAE, Dubai, U.A.E

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Igor Kozak
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital UAE, Abu Dhabi
U.A.E
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1038_20

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A premature newborn with systemic sepsis due to Candida albicans and parapsilosis developed skin, eye, and mouth herpetic infection. Ocular disease presented atypically with vitritis and pre and subretinal hemorrhage due to herpes simplex virus-1 confirmed fulminant bilateral acute retinal necrosis. Pars plana vitrectomy revealed necrotizing retinitis with poor visual prognosis. The baby has survived suffering from multiple morbidities which include post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus, chronic lung disease, patent ductus arteriosus, and developmental delay.


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