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Acute bilateral posterior angiopathy with influenza A viral infection.

Authors
  • Rabon, R J
  • Louis, G J
  • Zegarra, H
  • Gutman, F A
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 15, 1987
Volume
103
Issue
3 Pt 1
Pages
289–293
Identifiers
PMID: 3826235
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

We studied an unusual case of an acute bilateral posterior angiopathy with a secondary maculopathy and papillitis that resulted in a severe reduction of visual acuity which resolved spontaneously within several days. The clinical appearance and subsequent viral titers suggested influenza A as a specific cause.

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