Revista chilena de infectología
versión impresa ISSN 0716-1018
TORRES T, Juan P y LOPEZ G, J. Pablo. Acute retinal necrosis: An adult disease visits pediatrics. Rev. chil. infectol. [online]. 2007, vol.24, n.4, pp. 327-330. ISSN 0716-1018. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-10182007000400013.
Acute retinal necrosis (ARN) is a serious condition that can impair vision. It mostly occurs in adult patients, especially those severely immunocompromised, in association with a reactivation of a herpes virus infection. Clinical and ophtalmological features of ARN and recommended diagnostic and management strategies are reviewed
Palabras llave : acute retinal necrosis; varicella-zoster virus; pediatrics.