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Kyrieleis´ vasculitis in acute retinal necrosis

Authors Francés-Muñoz E, Gallego-Pinazo R, López-Lizcano R, García-Delpech S, Mullor JL, Diaz-Llopis M

Published 19 July 2010 Volume 2010:4 Pages 837—838


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Ester Francés-Muñoz1, Roberto Gallego-Pinazo1, Ruth López-Lizcano1, Salvador García-Delpech1, J Luis Mullor3, Manuel Díaz-Llopis1,2
1Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain; 2University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain; 3Unit of Experimental Ophthalmology. Fundación para la Investigación del Hospital Universitario La Fe. Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Abstract: We report the first case in the literature of Kyrieleis´ vasculitis related to acute retinal necrosis by Varicella zoster virus in a 76-year-old woman with bilateral involvement. In our patient the arterial lesions appeared 15 days after the initial presentation.
Keywords: Kyrieleis´ vasculitis, retinal necrosis, herpes virus

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