Maculopathy associated with Dengue fever in a military pilot.

  title={Maculopathy associated with Dengue fever in a military pilot.},
  author={Gerard K.M. Nah and Marcus Tan and Stephen Teoh and Chun Hon Chong},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  volume={78 11},
Dengue fever is the most prevalent vector-borne flavivirus infection in humans. Its ocular manifestations have only recently been reported with increasing frequency. We present a case of an air force rotary wing pilot who presented with dengue-related maculopathy and decrement in visual function. The pilot ultimately recovered full visual function and was returned to full unrestricted flying duties with the proviso of regular ophthalmic monitoring. Dengue-related maculopathy may present with… CONTINUE READING