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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 195-197

Bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia developing as a manifestation of dengue fever and treatment by modified Nishida procedure: A case report and review of the literature


1 Department of Pediatric Opthalmology and Strabismus, Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Neurophthalmolgy, Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Neelam Pawar
Pediatric and Squint Services, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli - 627 001, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1669_21

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Typical causes of internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO) include demyelinating conditions, with inflammation, infection, and trauma being less common causes. Diplopia associated with INO severely impacts the patient's quality of life. Orthoptic treatment usually fails; therefore, appropriate surgical treatment should be considered. We report the unique case of a 25-year man with bilateral INO developing as a manifestation of dengue fever-related encephalitis and its successful treatment by modified Nishida procedure.


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