"I Can't Read"

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Identifier walsh_2001_s5_c3
Title "I Can't Read"
Creator Phillips, Paul H.
Subject DNA, Mitochondrial; Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber; Scotoma; Hyperemia
Presenting Symptom Blurred vision OU
History A 7-year old male with bilateral blurred vision.
Clinical VA: 20/60 OD, 20/300 OS; Color plates: 8/14 OD, 3/14 OS
Neuroimaging CT; MRI
Pathology Enlarged optic chiasm; Hyperemic optic disc
Disease/Diagnosis Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy
Treatment Corticosteroids
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Relation is Part of Case 3, Session V, Walsh Session, NANOS 2001
Contributor Primary Phillips, Paul H.
Contributor Secondary Glasier, Charles M.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2001
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Source 27th Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Frank B. Walsh Session CD-ROM
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6g73hff
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2006-09-23
Date Modified 2012-04-17
ID 177699
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6g73hff
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