RETINAL VASCULITIS ASSOCIATED WITH EPSTEIN–BARR VIRUS INFECTION, A CASE REPORT


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Abstract

Purpose:To report a case of retinal vasculitis associated with Epstein–Barr virus infection.Methods:Case report.Results:A 26-year-old woman came with blurry vision. Funduscopy illustrated vasculitis with frosted branch-like appearance. The patient was treated with systemic acyclovir and topical steroid. Circulating polymerase chain reaction was positive for Epstein–Barr virus antibodies. Two months of treatment resolved the clinical manifestations.Conclusion:Epstein–Barr infection should be considered as the etiology of retinal vasculitis with similar clinical manifestations.

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