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2022 Mar

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep


Neuroretinitis with secondary retinal venous stasis in a patient with Schistosomiasis.


Pizem H, Ben-Arie-Weintrob Y, Naaman E
Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2022 Mar; 25:101355.
PMID: 35146207.


Schistosomiasis, one of the most important parasitic diseases in humans, is caused by the trematode parasites. Common manifestations include gastrointestinal and genitourinary symptoms while ophthalmologic involvement is rare. Here we report a case of retinal vein occlusion and neuroretinitis secondary to a schistosomiasisis infection.