Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 2

Perioperative Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy: A Case Report

Mohamed M Khodeiry1* and Menna M Khodeiry2

1Ophthalmology Department, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, USA
2Radiology Department, Madinet Nasr Insurance Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Mohamed M Khodeiry, Ophthalmology Department, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, USA.

Received: December 20, 2021; Published: January 17, 2022


Perioperative posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) is a drastic complication for patients when they notice vision loss after recovering from anesthesia and this might have some medicolegal implications. Here, we report a 51-year-old male with bilateral vision loss due to PION after multiple laparotomies to control intrabdominal bleeding.

Keywords: Optic Nerve; Perioperative; Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy


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Citation: Mohamed M Khodeiry and Menna M Khodeiry. “Perioperative Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.2 (2022): 22-26.


Copyright: © 2022 Mohamed M Khodeiry and Menna M Khodeiry. 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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