Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

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Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 142-

Giant cell arteritis related arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: Clinico-pathological correlation


Mohit Dogra, Ramandeep Singh, Mangat R Dogra 
 Advanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Mohit Dogra
Advanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India




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Dogra M, Singh R, Dogra MR. Giant cell arteritis related arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: Clinico-pathological correlation.Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:142-142


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Dogra M, Singh R, Dogra MR. Giant cell arteritis related arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: Clinico-pathological correlation. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Oct 22 ];67:142-142
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A 63-year-old male presented with sudden painless vision loss in his right eye of 2 day duration. He had no perception of light, Relative afferent pupillary defect (RAPD), pale disc edema along with an inferotemporal branch retinal artery occlusion [Figure 1]a, [Figure 1]b, [Figure 1]c, [Figure 1]d. Clinical diagnosis of arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy was made, and systemic examination revealed repeated bouts of fever and right sided scalp tenderness.[1],[2] Right side temporal artery biopsy revealed giant cell arteritis. The patient was treated with intravenous pulse steroids and immunosuppressive therapy.[2],[3] In cases of severe vision loss with pale disc edema, giant cell arteritis should be kept in mind.[4],[5]{Figure 1}

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