Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 7

Ocular Presentation of Monkey Pox: A Brief Review

Somsri Wiwanitkit1 and Viroj Wiwanitkit2*

1Private Academic Consultant, Kolkata, India
2Adjunct Professor, Joseph Ayobabalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Nigeria; Honorary Professor, Dr DY Patil University, Pune, India; Visiting Professor, Hainan Medical University, China; Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Serbia; Adjunct Professor, Pakistan; Adjunct Professor, Department of Eastern Medicine, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan; Distinguished Professor, Suranareee University of Technology, Nakornratchasrima, Thailand

*Corresponding Author: Viroj Wiwanitkit, Department of Community Medicine, Dr DY Patil University, India.

Received: May 24, 2022; Published: June 13, 2022

Abstract

Monkey pox can be presented through the eyes, and this could be the first time. Due to the probability of a widespread epidemic at this time, practitioners must be aware of the possibility of ocular problems in monkeypox. Monkey pox has spread across Europe, creating a significant public health risk [2]. The authors review the ocular manifestation of monkey pox in this brief essay.

Keywords: Monkeypox; Ocular; Presentation

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Citation

Citation: Somsri Wiwanitkit and Viroj Wiwanitkit. “Ocular Presentation of Monkey Pox: A Brief Review".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.7 (2022): 24-25.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Somsri Wiwanitkit and Viroj Wiwanitkit. 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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Acceptance rate35%
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ISI- IF1.042
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