Infants with congenital Zika virus syndrome suffer serious visual impairment

Elsevier| Wed Sep 13 16:01:55 EDT 2017
Infants with congenital Zika virus syndrome suffer serious visual impairment

Although one of the most serious consequences of the Zika virus (ZIKV) in infants is microcephaly, there is a broad collection of anomalies now known as congenital Zika syndrome (CZS). Some of the most serious are ophthalmologic, including macular scarring, retinal defects, low visual acuity, strabismus, and nystagmus. Two papers published in the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) evaluated visual function among infants with suspected and co....

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