Central retinal vein occlusion caused by human herpesvirus 6

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. May-Jun 2006;43(3):176-8. doi: 10.3928/01913913-20060301-08.

Abstract

We describe a 1-year-old girl with central retinal vein occlusion caused by human herpesvirus 6. She received systemic corticosteroid therapy. Although there was retinal recovery after the therapy, the visual acuity in her left eye still could not be measured.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • DNA, Viral / analysis
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Exanthema Subitum / diagnosis
  • Exanthema Subitum / drug therapy
  • Exanthema Subitum / virology*
  • Eye Infections, Viral / diagnosis
  • Eye Infections, Viral / drug therapy
  • Eye Infections, Viral / virology*
  • Female
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Fundus Oculi
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
  • Herpesvirus 6, Human / genetics
  • Herpesvirus 6, Human / isolation & purification*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion / diagnosis
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion / drug therapy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion / virology*

Substances

  • DNA, Viral
  • Glucocorticoids