Joshua Mendelson, MD


Edema Associated With Infarct . . . Or Something Else?

January 01, 2007

A sharp decrease in visual acuity affecting both eyes developed in a 35-year-old man 3 days after elective abdominal surgery. Six months earlier, acute B cell-type lymphoblastic leukemia was diagnosed in the patient for which he received bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Following BMT, graft-versus-host disease developed in the patient. It was treated with cyclosporine, mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept), sirolimus (Rapamune), and prednisone.