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Chest Infections: Chest Infections I |

Killing Two Nerves With One Drug: The Ethambutol Way

Hammad Arshad, MD; Tariq Cheema, MD
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Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A113. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.118
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections I

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Visual Field Defects are common in ethambutol-induced optic neuropathy. The incidence of concomitant peripheral neuropathy is less well-documented. (1) We now report a unique case of concomitant optic and peripheral neuropathy that occurred at a relatively lower dose (12 mg/kg) of ethambutol.

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