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Mon, 15.04.24

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

IMAJ | volume 25

Journal 3, March 2023
pages: 169-170

Optic Nerve Inflammation Associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

1 Department of Rheumatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem Israel 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem Israel 3 Department of Radiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem Israel 4 Hadassah Medical Organization and Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Summary

Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve and has several causes. The hallmarks of clinical manifestation are pain on movement of the eyes and decreased vision. Typical optic neuritis is an idiopathic demyelinating condition that is often associated with multiple sclerosis, affects young women, is unilateral, and has a good prognosis.

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