J M Vinuesa-Silva

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INTRODUCTION The causes of childhood blindness depend on factors such as geographic location or the human development index of the populations under study. The main causes in developed countries are genetic and hereditary diseases, while infectious and contagious diseases, together with nutritional and vitamin deficiencies, are the main causes in(More)
CASE REPORT The case involves a 22-year-old woman who presented with headache and decreased vision. She showed asymmetric papilledema, and a 6-mm tonsillar descent was observed in the image tests. She was diagnosed with secondary intracranial hypertension coinciding with the symptoms of a Chiari malformation (MC). DISCUSSION Chiari malformation type I is(More)
CASE REPORT Two clinical cases are presented of two family relatives newly diagnosed with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) and G11778A mutation analysis by optical coherence tomography (Cirrus HD-OCT, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, California, USA) layer peripapillary fibers retina (RNFL) and ganglion cell and internal plexiform layers (GCL/IPL) using(More)