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Susac Syndrome: A Rare Case Report.
Mymensingh Med J 2019; 28(4):930-934MM

Abstract

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.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Dr Raunak Ara Amin Ruly, Resident (MS Ophthalmology), (Phase B Residency Course), Department of Ophthalmology, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH), Mymensingh, Bangladesh; E-mail: dr.rulym39@gmail.com.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

31599263

Citation

Ruly, R A., et al. "Susac Syndrome: a Rare Case Report." Mymensingh Medical Journal : MMJ, vol. 28, no. 4, 2019, pp. 930-934.
Ruly RA, Akhanda AH, Hossain MI, et al. Susac Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. Mymensingh Med J. 2019;28(4):930-934.
Ruly, R. A., Akhanda, A. H., Hossain, M. I., Aminul, F., Abdullah, M., Chowdhury, F. Q., ... Sharker, M. A. (2019). Susac Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. Mymensingh Medical Journal : MMJ, 28(4), pp. 930-934.
Ruly RA, et al. Susac Syndrome: a Rare Case Report. Mymensingh Med J. 2019;28(4):930-934. PubMed PMID: 31599263.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Susac Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. AU - Ruly,R A, AU - Akhanda,A H, AU - Hossain,M I, AU - Aminul,F, AU - Abdullah,M, AU - Chowdhury,F Q, AU - Kamal,M Z, AU - Banu,N S, AU - Sharker,M A, PY - 2019/10/11/entrez PY - 2019/10/11/pubmed PY - 2019/11/9/medline SP - 930 EP - 934 JF - Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ JO - Mymensingh Med J VL - 28 IS - 4 N2 - 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. SN - 2408-8757 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/31599263/Susac_Syndrome:_A_Rare_Case_Report DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -