Teenage acute macular neuroretinopathy

Lana Rifkin, Shlomit Schaal

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PURPOSE. To present the first case of acute macular neuroretinopathy in a teenager. METHODS. Case report, optical coherence tomography, fluorescein angiography, electroretinography. RESULTS. Optical coherence tomography, fluorescein angiography, and electroretinography were used to diagnose acute macular neuroretinopathy. Laboratory results were positive for HLA-B7. CONCLUSIONS. The rare diagnosis of acute macular neuroretinopathy should be considered in girls on oral contraceptives, with a recent history of acute viral illness, who present with acute rapid onset of multiple, paracentral scotomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)674-676
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2012


  • Acute macular neuroretinopathy
  • Oral contraceptives

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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