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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-69

Bilateral optic nerve infarction following acute systemic hypotension and anemia-A case report

Department of Medicine, Ward 8, Grant Medical College and Sir J.J.Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai - 400 008, India

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H B Chandalia
18, Kala Bhavan, 3, Mathew Road, Mumbai 400 004
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PMID: 1452287

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Presented here are case reports of two patients who became completely blind in both eyes following acute systemic hypotension - in one following bouts of vomiting and in the other after repeated gastrointestinal bleeding. Both patients had severe degree of anemia. There were no other risk factors for vascular disease such as arteriosclerosis or vasculitis.

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