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Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology:
doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000101
Clinical Observation

Optic Neuropathy Caused by Propionibacterium acnes Pachymeningitis

Adesina, Ore-ofe O. MD; Stagg, Brian C. MD; Digre, Kathleen B. MD; Katz, Bradley J. MD, PhD; Quigley, Edward P. MD, PhD; Palmer, Cheryl A. MD; Warner, Judith E. A. MD

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Abstract

We describe a patient with vision loss from an optic neuropathy caused by Propionibacterium acnes pachymeningitis. The patient's optic neuropathy was stabilized with appropriate antibiotic therapy.

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