The development and spontaneous resolution of a full-thickness macular hole in bartonella henselae neuroretinitis in a 12-year-old boy.
To describe an unusual case of Bartonella henselae neuroretinitis complicated by macular hole (MH) development.
A full-thickness macular hole developed in a 12-year-old boy in association with serology-confirmed Bartonella henselae neuroretinitis. Following a period of observation, the MH closed without intervention.
CONCLUSION AND IMPORTANCE:
MH may occur as a complication of neuroretinitis secondary to Cat-Scratch Disease.
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