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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 80-82

Devic's disease: A rare case presentation

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sahebaan S Sethi
Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital, NH-4, Sector 55, Gurugram - 122 011, Haryana
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_129_20

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We report a case of a young patient with sudden drop in vision and lower limb weakness. On examination was found to have left eye disc edema and abnormal CNS function. On further investigation, the patient was diagnosed to have optic neuritis with associated transverse myelitis-a syndrome referred to neuromyelitis optica or Devic's Disease. This case emphasizes the need for timely intervention to prevent permanent vision loss.

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