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Acute lymphocytic leukaemia optic nerve infiltration

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 09 June 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2382
  1. Nuno Pinto Ferreira, ophthalmologist,
  2. Filipa Teixeira, ophthalmologist
  1. Hospital de Santa Maria, Ophthalmology, Lisbon, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to N P Ferreira ngcpferreira{at}

A 27 year old white man undergoing chemotherapy for acute lymphocytic leukaemia was referred for ophthalmic observation after experiencing sudden loss of vision in the left eye. He …

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