Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 11

Bilateral Optic Neuropathy by Methanol Poisoning

S Amrani Joutei*, A Haddad, N Mataa, L El Maaloum, B Allali and A El Kettani

Ophthalmology Department, Hospital August 20, Hassan II, CHU Ibn Rochd Casablanca, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: S Amrani Joutei, Ophthalmology Department, Hospital August 20, Hassan II, CHU Ibn Rochd Casablanca, Morocco.

Received: June 11, 2021 ; Published: October 06, 2021

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Abstract

Methanol poisoning optic neuropathy is a rare but serious condition that can cause bilateral blindness. It can occur after a deliberate or accidental ingestion of this toxic.

We report the case of methanol poisoning whose evolution was marked by the installation of bilateral optic atrophy despite treatment combining corticosteroid therapy and vitamin B.

Through this observation we recall the physiopathology as well as the clinical, therapeutic and evolutionary aspects of optic neuropathy by methanol intoxication.

Keywords: Bilateral Optic Neuropathy; Methanol Poisoning

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Citation

Citation: S Amrani Joutei., et al. “Bilateral Optic Neuropathy by Methanol Poisoning".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.11 (2021): 22-24.




Metrics

Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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