Ocular ichemia syndrome - a malignant course of giant cell arteritis.

@article{Schmidt2005OcularIS,
  title={Ocular ichemia syndrome - a malignant course of giant cell arteritis.},
  author={Dieter P Schmidt},
  journal={European journal of medical research},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={233-42}
}
PURPOSE To call attention to a malignant course of ocular ischemic syndrome in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA). METHODS/PATIENT: A 84-year-old woman developed severe headache for about 3 (1/2) months prior to myocardial infarction and visual disturbances. RESULTS An anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) in the right eye with a distinct… CONTINUE READING