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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma in a patient with dengue fever: case report
Title Alternative: Glaucoma agudo bilateral em um paciente com dengue: relato de caso
Author: Pierre Filho, Paulo de Tarso Ponte
Carvalho Filho, Jurandir Pontes
Pierre, Érika Teles Linhares
Abstract: Ocular complications in dengue fever are uncommon but may result in visual loss. The authors report the first documented case of a patient with dengue fever who presented with simultaneous bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma. The disease was confirmed by specific serological tests. Despite the treatment, severe visual impairment occurred in this case.
Complicações oculares são incomuns na dengue, mas podem resultar em perda visual. Os autores relatam o primeiro caso de um paciente com dengue que apresentou glaucoma agudo bilateral. Testes sorológicos confirmaram a doença. Apesar do tratamento, houve perda visual grave.
Subject: Dengue
Glaucoma
Pressão intra-ocular
Relatos de casos
Dengue
Glaucoma
Intraocular pressure
Brazil
Case reports
Country: Brasil
Editor: Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0004-27492008000200025
Address: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27492008000200025
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-27492008000200025
Date Issue: 1-Apr-2008
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