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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr1120092487.
Published online 2010 July 22. doi:  10.1136/bcr.11.2009.2487
PMCID: PMC3027938
Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury

Bilateral, acute angle-closure glaucoma associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome variant


A 55-year-old man presented with bilateral reduced visual acuity, limitation of extraocular movements, areflexia and ataxia. He was diagnosed with Miller Fisher Syndrome, precipitating bilateral simultaneous acute angle closure glaucoma due to autonomic dysfunction. He was subsequently treated for both conditions and made an excellent recovery.

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