Decrease in the risk of bilateral acute retinal necrosis by acyclovir therapy.

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We reviewed the course of 54 patients who had unilateral acute retinal necrosis at initial examination. Thirty-one patients were treated with acyclovir, whereas 23 were not. Of the 31 patients treated with acyclovir, 27 (87.1%) had fellow eyes that remained disease-free throughout a median follow-up of 12 months. Of the 23 patients not treated with… (More)

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@article{Palay1991DecreaseIT, title={Decrease in the risk of bilateral acute retinal necrosis by acyclovir therapy.}, author={David A Palay and Paul W. Sternberg and Janet L. Davis and Hilel Lewis and Gary Holland and William Francis Mieler and Douglas A. Jabs and Carsten Drews}, journal={American journal of ophthalmology}, year={1991}, volume={112 3}, pages={250-5} }