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A 79 year old man with visual changes
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2005
Volume 11, Number 9
April 7, 2005
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Burton Goldstein, M.D. | University of South Florida
William Mcdowell, M.D. | Uiversity of South Florida
Ancillary Testing
Radiographic Studies
A Humphrey 24-2 visual field OS showed nonspecific defects.
The patient was hospitalized and a thorough workup was initiated. CT of the head revealed no masses or acute intracranial process. A lumbar puncture was performed. The opening pressure was normal. CSF demonstrated an elevated total protein and white blood cell count; gram stain and culture were negative. Serum titers of IgG and IgM for West Nile virus were positive