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A 53-year-old woman with a severe headache, bilateral eye pain, blurred vision, and photophobia
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2011
Volume 17, Number 3
August 28, 2011
DOI: 10.5693/djo.03.2011.05.002
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Pedro Barros, MD | Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Porto, Portugal
Liliana Paris, MD | Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Porto, Portugal
Joana Martins, MD | Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Porto, Portugal
Paula Tenedorio, MD | Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Porto, Portugal
History
A 53-year-old woman presented to our emergency department with a severe headache, bilateral eye pain, blurred vision and photophobia. She started oral topiramate 25 mg daily for migraine prophylaxis the evening before. Symptomsstarted immediately upon awakening, and she was brought to our emergency department. She reported a history of allergy to corticosteroids and gastric intolerance to oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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