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  Subacute Myleo-Optic Neuropathy- Case Report [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 1998; 4(3): 162-165

Subacute Myleo-Optic Neuropathy- Case Report

Egemen VARDARLI1, Gürbüz GÜMÜŞDİŞ2, Sevgi TAVUS3
1Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, İzmir
2Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Romatoloji Bilim Dalı
3Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Bornova, İzmir

A neurologic disorder which known as subacute myelo-optic nuropathy (SMON) characterized by a predominantrlu sensory neuropathy, myelopathy and visual impairment. Almost all instances of this disorder have been shown to follow usage of clioquinol. Mos cases have occured in Japan. In this paper we present a case SMON induced by antituberculous treatment in uremia. In the search for literature we disclosed only one report which has similar properties.

Keywords: Antituberculous treatment, Ethambutol, Prognosis, Subacute myelo-optic neuropathy, Treatment, Tuberculosis

Egemen VARDARLI, Gürbüz GÜMÜŞDİŞ, Sevgi TAVUS. Subacute Myleo-Optic Neuropathy- Case Report. Turk J Neurol. 1998; 4(3): 162-165

Corresponding Author: Egemen VARDARLI

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