Chicken Pox Associated Bilateral Retinal Vasculitis in an Immunocompetent Young Male; an Unusual Case Report

Keywords: Acyclovir, chicken pox, steroids, vasculitis

Abstract

Chicken pox is considered as benign infectious disease with variable ocular manifestations. We report a case of bilateral retinal vasculitis following chicken pox in a healthy 17-year-old male. The retinal manifestation is stabilized by treatment with oral acyclovir in combination with systemic steroids.

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Author Biography

Rajya Laxmi Gurung, Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Nepal

Department of Vitreo-Retina

Published
2019-05-03
How to Cite
Gurung, R. (2019). Chicken Pox Associated Bilateral Retinal Vasculitis in an Immunocompetent Young Male; an Unusual Case Report. Birat Journal of Health Sciences, 4(1), 680-682. https://doi.org/10.3126/bjhs.v4i1.23953
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Case Reports