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Acute idiopathic multifocal hemorrhagic retinal vasculitis in a child: aggressive early treatment to successfully prevent bilateralization

Paula Boned-Fustel1, Marina Aguilar González1, Honorio Barranco González1, Rafael Martínez Costa1
Ophthalmol J 2024;9:53-54.

Abstract

Acute multifocal hemorrhagic retinal vasculitis (AMHRV) is a rare condition that is typically described usually in adults. Its aetiology remains elusive, and a diagnosis should only be made after ruling out other possible causes that are consistent with the clinical presentation. Due to the limited literature available, most of which is based on single case reports, the optimal therapeutic regimen for AMHRV remains unclear. An appropriate, aggressive early treatment is crucial in order to prevent bilateralization of the disease or long-term complications. In this report, we present the second case of AMHRV in pediatric population.

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