Bilateral sequential optic neuropathy as the initial manifestation of Sjögren syndrome.

@article{Pournaras2007BilateralSO,
  title={Bilateral sequential optic neuropathy as the initial manifestation of Sj{\"o}gren syndrome.},
  author={J-A C Pournaras and Jean D Vaudaux and F X Borruat},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2007},
  volume={224 4},
  pages={337-9}
}
BACKGROUND Neuro-ophthalmic findings are uncommon in the setting of Sjögren syndrome. We report the case of a patient with bilateral, sequential optic neuropathy as the initial manifestation of Sjögren syndrome. HISTORY AND SIGNS A 38-year-old male presented with sudden painless visual loss in his left eye in May 2005. Fundus examination revealed a left swollen optic disk. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a left optic nerve lesion. Elevated titres of autoantibodies (ANA, anti-SSA… CONTINUE READING