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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||European Journal of Ophthalmology|
|State||Published - Jul 2012|
- Acute macular neuroretinopathy
- Oral contraceptives
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