Acute Visual Loss in Young Boy

Authors

  • Muhammad Saeed Pediatric Medicine Department, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, KSA.
  • Memona Mohiuddin Pediatric Medicine Department, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, KSA.
  • Mohammad Hassan Al Sumaili Pediatric Medicine Department, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, KSA.

Keywords:

Multiple sclerosis, Optic neuritis, Child, Steroids, Visual loss, Magnetic resonance imaging brain, Fundoscopy

Abstract

Abstract: Objective: Multiple sclerosis is immune mediated disorder of central nervous system (CNS). Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis is based on clinical findings and investigations, like MRI of CNS. Herein, we presents a 13-year old boy who presented with sudden loss of vision in both eyes for two days duration. The concurrent phenomenon of optic neuritis and multiple sclerosis is less common in children and rarely reported.

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Published

2021-11-08

How to Cite

1.
Saeed M, Mohiuddin M, Sumaili MHA. Acute Visual Loss in Young Boy. Nat J Health Sci [Internet]. 2021Nov.8 [cited 2022Aug.16];6(1):35-7. Available from: https://ojs.njhsciences.com/index.php/njhs/article/view/199

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Section

Case Report