J Korean Ophthalmol Soc.  1989 Dec;30(6):1021-1024.

A Case of Optic Atrophy following Methanol Poisoning

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  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, National Medical Center, Korea.

Abstract

Methanol poisoning is a rare disease but may cause blindness and, in severe cases, results in death. It may develop lesions in optic nerve and retina, which may be accompanied with permanent visual damage. We report a case of Methanol poisoning in a 20 year-old male patient, which is followed by optic atrophy and loss of vision.

Keyword

methanol poisoning; optic atrophy

MeSH Terms

Blindness
Humans
Male
Methanol*
Optic Atrophy*
Optic Nerve
Poisoning*
Rare Diseases
Retina
Young Adult
Methanol
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