Optic nerve edema: Complication of peripheral hemodialysis shunt

Susie Chang, Thomas J. Masaryk, Michael S. Lee

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Peripheral arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis can be complicated by infection, limb edema, venous thrombosis and stenosis, aneurysm, venous hypertension, and rarely, ophthalmic manifestations.1-4 We report an unusual case of unilateral optic nerve edema secondary to a contralateral peripheral hemodialysis shunt.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-90
Number of pages3
JournalSeminars in Ophthalmology
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Sep 1 2004


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