Suspected Simultaneous Bilateral Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Patient with Behçet's Disease

  title={Suspected Simultaneous Bilateral Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Patient with Behçet's Disease},
  author={Y. Yamauchi and J. M. C. Cruz and H. Kaplan and H. Goto and J. Sakai and M. Usui},
  journal={Ocular Immunology and Inflammation},
  pages={317 - 325}
  • Y. Yamauchi, J. M. C. Cruz, +3 authors M. Usui
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
  • Aim: To report a 47-year-old Japanese woman with a one-year history of Behçet's disease who complained of sudden bilateral visual loss with concurrent anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION). Case Report: The patient's Snellen visual acuity was 0.1 (OD) and 0.3 (OS) of onset. There was bilateral mild anterior chamber inflammation. Bilateral optic disc pale swelling was observed without retinal exudates and edema. Fluorescein angiography demonstrated bilateral hypofluorescence of the optic… CONTINUE READING
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