Epstein–Barr virus (EBV)-associated optic neuropathy is rare with few reported cases, mostly involving immunocompetent patients who developed optic nerve involvement after infectious mononucleosis. We describe a unique case of a patient who developed severe bilateral EBV neuroretinitis after solid organ transplant.
Departments of Ophthalmology (YCH, MHL) and Medicine (PVC-H), University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California.
Address correspondence to Marc H. Levin, MD, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA; E-mail: email@example.com
The authors report no conflicts of interest.
M. H. Levin was supported by EY023981 from the National Institutes of Health and a Career Development Award and UCSF Department of Ophthalmology unrestricted support from Research to Prevent Blindness. M. H. Levin and P. V. Chin-Hong are both supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and National Institutes of Health, through UCSF-CTSI Grant Number UL1 TR000004.