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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 179-181

Nephrotic Syndrome with Central Retinal Artery Occlusion: A Unique Presentation

1 Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Anika Agrawal
Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/ijn.IJN_367_19

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Childhood nephrotic syndrome is associated with significant morbidity because of recurrent relapses, infections, and episodes of thromboembolism. Thromboembolism in nephrotic syndrome may involve any major blood vessel. Timely recognition of symptoms and early initiation of anticoagulation therapy are important to avoid end-organ damage. We present here a case of a child with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS) with bilateral central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO), whose vision improved with anticoagulation therapy.


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