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Unilateral neuroretinitis secondary to Bartonella henselae infection
  1. Anna Catherine Kilonback1,
  2. Catherine Guly2,
  3. Jolanta Bernatoniene1,
  4. A V Ramanan3
  1. 1Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK
  2. 2Bristol Eye Hospital, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK
  3. 3Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr A V Ramanan, Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8BJ, UK; avramanan{at}hotmail.com

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A 9-year-old girl presented with loss of vision in the left eye. Three months prior to presentation, she experienced a viral-like illness with coryzal symptoms, headache, fever and loss of vision in the left eye. Her systemic symptoms improved spontaneously within days but the visual loss persisted. The patient did not present to secondary care until 3 months had passed.

On presentation her visual acuity was 6/3.75 in the right eye and 3/60 in the left eye. She was …

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