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2022 Nov 15


Optic Perineuritis in an Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection.


Kollar R, Patel SD, Krothapalli N, Yan LE, Dimaandal I, Wolansky LJ, Leeman-Markowski M, Waitzman D
Neurologist. 2022 Nov 15.
PMID: 36730679.


Optic perineuritis (OPN) is a previously undescribed sequela of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Here we present a case of OPN that developed several weeks after initial confirmation of the presence of novel coronavirus RNA in the nasopharynx by polymerase chain reaction assay and subsequent confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 IgG seropositivity in the absence of other systemic inflammatory or infectious markers.