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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Bartonella Neuroretinitis

Bartonella Neuroretinitis

Category(ies): Neuro-ophthalmology
Contributor: Jeffrey D. Welder, MD
Posted: January 24, 2014

34-year-old female diagnosed with Bartonella neuroretinitis and cilioretinal artery occlusion of the left eye. She presented with a "gray spot" in her vision. Exam revealed an RAPD OS. Photos demonstrate appearance on presentation, 1 week, 3 weeks, 4 weeks, and 8 weeks after presentation. Patient was treated with oral Azithromycin at 5 weeks after presentation when positive bartonella serology returned.

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