Macular spectral domain optical coherence tomography findings in Tanzanian endemic optic neuropathy.

@article{Kisimbi2013MacularSD,
  title={Macular spectral domain optical coherence tomography findings in Tanzanian endemic optic neuropathy.},
  author={John Kisimbi and Zaid Shalchi and Omar A Mahroo and Celina Mhina and Anna J Sanyiwa and Denise Mabey and Moin D Mohamed and Gordon T. Plant},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={136 Pt 11},
  pages={3418-26}
}
Bilateral optic neuropathy in Dar es Salaam is now considered endemic and is estimated to affect 0.3-2.4% of young adults. The condition is characterized by a subacute bilateral loss of central vision of unknown aetiology. Findings of spectral domain optical coherence tomography have not previously been reported for these patients. All patients diagnosed with endemic optic neuropathy over a 2-year period at the Muhimbili National Hospital underwent spectral domain optical coherence tomography… CONTINUE READING

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