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Bilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and secondary angle-closure glaucoma in a patient with COVID-19 infection
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  • Seyed Hossein Ghavami Shahri,
  • Mojtaba Abrishami,
  • Helia Shayanfar,
  • sahel khazaei
Seyed Hossein Ghavami Shahri
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Mojtaba Abrishami
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Helia Shayanfar
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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sahel khazaei
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

A 57-year-old male known case of diabetes mellitus presented with gradually bilateral decreased vision accompanied by ocular pain two weeks after SARS-CoV-2 infection. Ophthalmic examination and imaging were indicative of bilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and secondary angle-closure glaucoma associated with increased choroidal thickness and hypercoagulable state following COVID-19 infection.