Visual Recovery in a Young Woman with Bilateral Optic Neuropathy and Low Normal Serum Vitamin B12 Level

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Identifier 20110208_nanos_posters_095
Title Visual Recovery in a Young Woman with Bilateral Optic Neuropathy and Low Normal Serum Vitamin B12 Level
Creator Cuneo, Ami; Green, Ari
Subject Low Threshhold for Diagnosis of Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Optic Neuropathy; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) as a Diagnostic Tool; Complete Visual Recovery; Reliability of Biomarkers in Detecting Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Description A 22-year old woman with a low-normal Vitamin B12 level, mildly-elevated methylmalonic acid (MMA) level, and a normal homocysteine (HCys) level, presented with slowly progressive, painless visual loss over three years. OCT scans showed severe, bilateral, temporal thinning, and Visual Evoked Potentials (VEPs) indicated prolonged bilateral latencies.
Relation is Part of NANOS 2011: Poster Presentations
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2011-02-08
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 2011 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2011. 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/s6z06fmx
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 181709
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6z06fmx
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