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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 314-316

More than it meets the eye! Vision loss as a presenting symptom of von Hippel–Lindau disease

1 Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College Vellore, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Christian Medical College Vellore, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Aditya V Nair
Department of Neurosciences, Christian Medical College Vellore, Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_24_20

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Optic neuritis has many mimics. Careful history and fundus examination are paramount in making the correct diagnosis. Here we present a case of bilateral vision loss in a 15-year-old male who subsequently developed hypertensive crises. Subsequent evaluation showed pheochromocytoma and genetic screening confirmed Von Hippel–Lindau disease.


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