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Q fever as a possible cause of bilateral optic neuritis.
  1. J Schuil,
  2. J H Richardus,
  3. G S Baarsma and
  4. G J Schaap


    A 59-year-old farmer developed a bilateral optic neuritis in the course of an infection with Coxiella burnetii (Q fever), resulting in a lasting unilateral blindness. A complete medical (including neurological) evaluation gave no evidence of other possible causes. A possible source of infection was cattle.

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