Optic chiasm, optic nerve, and retinal involvement secondary to varicella-zoster virus.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Immunocompromised patients are known to be at risk for varicella-zoster virus reactivation, often in atypical manners. We describe a 30-year-old man with simultaneous involvement of the retina, optic chiasm, and optic nerve with varicella-zoster virus who had a bitemporal visual field defect.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Greven, CM; Singh, T; Stanton, CA; Martin, TJ

Published Date

  • April 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 119 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 608 - 610

PubMed ID

  • 11296030

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9950

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archopht.119.4.608


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States