Acute monocular vision loss

The covid-19 infection has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Deshpande and Giri presented a unique case of a middle-aged gentleman, who recovered from asymptomatic Covid-19 infection and presented again with delayed stroke. He had vision loss secondary to internal carotid artery occlusion in the absence of neurological symptoms. This is the first case that describes cerebrovascular stroke due to delayed large vessel occlusion secondary to Covid-19 infection presenting as monocular vision loss 1).

Deshpande G, Giri P. Acute monocular vision loss as presenting symptom of delayed stroke from internal carotid occlusion in COVID-19. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 May;69(5):1325-1327. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_439_21. PMID: 33913892.
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