Bilateral Optic Neuropathy Revealing Chronic Hepatitis B Infection: A Report of A Rare Case

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Korkmaz A., Karti D. T. , Bilgin Y. O. U. , Karti O., Çelebisoy N.

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/01658107.2020.1806888
  • Title of Journal : NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY


Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major public health problem. Liver diseases such as cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma are the main causes of mortality and morbidity associated with this viral infection. Ocular manifestations may also arise during the course of HBV infection. We herein present a 44-year-old male with bilateral optic neuropathy revealing chronic HBV infection.