Blue-yellow colour vision changes as early symptoms of ethambutol oculotoxicity.

  title={Blue-yellow colour vision changes as early symptoms of ethambutol oculotoxicity.},
  author={Bettine C. P. Polak and Monique J. Leys and G H van Lith},
  journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde},
  volume={191 4},
To find out the most sensitive parameter of early toxic ocular changes, a group of patients was extensively examined at regular intervals during therapy with ethambutol. Colour vision abnormalities could be detected using the desaturated panel of Lanthony in the presence of normal visual acuity, normal visual fields, normal visual-evoked potentials and a normal panel D-15 test. Major blue-yellow errors were found in treated patients without visual complaints as well as in a group of healthy… CONTINUE READING