Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 3 Issue 2

Bilateral Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Glanzmann Disease

Dina T Mohammed1, Eman Ragab2 and Mohammad A Rashad1*

1Ophthalmology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
2Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain shams University, Cairo, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Mohammad A Rashad, Ophthalmology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Received: January 14, 2022; Published: January 31, 2022

Abstract

Purpose: To describe our experience of bilateral sudden vision loss in a rare autosomal recessive (AR) platelet aggregation disorder, that is Glanzmann´s thrombasthenia (GT).

Observation: We report nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) as a cause, following severe attack of gynecological bleeding in a 15-years-old girl. She had recurrent attacks of blood loss and subsequent hypovolemia requiring blood transfusion. This form of optic neuropathy is diagnosed due to the presence of bilateral pale swollen optic discs and proved by altitudinal pattern of perimetry along with exclusion of other reasons and normal visual evoked potential.

Conclusion: Nonarteritic AION should be considered in young patients diagnosed with bleeding disorders, whenever vision loss is preceded by hypovolemia. Reversibility of vision loss is possible

Keywords: Blood Loss; Hypovolemia; Glanzmann; Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy; Case Report

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Citation: Mohammad A Rashad., et al. “Bilateral Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Glanzmann Disease". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.2 (2022): 76-80.

Copyright: © 2022 Mohammad A Rashad., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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