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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 198-200

Cerebral visual impairment secondary to chikungunya encephalitis – A case report


1 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Consultant Radiologist , Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Resident in Ophthalmology , MD, MUSC, South Carolina, USA
4 Private Practice Ophthalmologist, Salina, Kansas, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sandra C Ganesh
Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, C.2, Staff Quarters, Aravind Eye Hospital, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641 014, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_754_21

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Cerebral visual impairment is a significant cause of visual impairment in children in developing countries. It has varied etiologies. In this report, we describe the evaluation and management of a 1-year-old child with visual impairment due to neonatal chikungunya encephalitis.


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