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Minerva Oftalmologica 2008 June;50(2):71-4

Copyright © 2008 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Acute postinfectious ophthalmoparesis (anti-GQ1b IgG antibody syndrome) with antecedent Epstein-Barr virus infection

Galimi R.

S.O.C. di Neurologia Azienda Ospedaliera della Valtellina e della Valchiavenna Presidio Ospedaliero di Sondalo (Sondrio)


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Acute ophthalmoparesis has been described following infection or immunization I report a case of ophthalmoparesis with antecedent infection of Epstein-Barr virus, without ataxia, that was negative for anti-GM1 antibodies and positive for anti-GQ1b antibodies. Epstein-Barr virus infection is related to ophthalmoparesis development.

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