Susac Syndrome: A Rare Case Report.Mymensingh Med J 2019; 28(4):930-934MM
Susac syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease, which is characterized by microangiopathic changes that affects the brain, retina and cochlea. A 60-years-old female Muslim housewife, hypertensive, non-diabetic patient was admitted into Ophthalmology department of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, Mymensingh, Bangladesh on 18 December 2017 presented with the complains of gross dimness of vision of left eye for 10 years, vitiligo over the whole body for 5years,hearing loss with tinnitus in both ear for one year. Fluoresce in fundus angiography of Left eye shows Central retinal artery occlusion & was treated by Pan retinal photocoagulation in left eye, Magnetic resonance image of brain shows hyper intense lesions in periventricular white matter & corpus callosum, pure tone audiometry shows bilateral sensorineural type of hearing loss. Early diagnosis and early initiation of treatment is important in reducing the permanent disability.