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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66-68

Tobacco-alcohol amblyopia: A rare complication of prolonged alcohol abuse


Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Jyoti Prakash
Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune - 411 040, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-6748.98424

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Tobacco-alcohol amblyopia is rare, however, extremely disabling complication seen in patient with alcohol dependence syndrome, which if not addressed properly and at the right time may lead to persisting deficits. We here report a patient of alcohol-dependence syndrome who presented with significant diminution of vision bilaterally in the background of excess alcohol consumption.


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