- Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Infant botulism is an exceedingly rare disease. Because confirmatory laboratory testing is not available for several days after time of presentation, infant botulism remains a clinical diagnosis. The authors demonstrate how raised intraocular pressure may provide an additional clinical clue to making the diagnosis.
From the Department of Pediatrics (MDE, IU, CRK), Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland; and the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology (RHB), Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.
The authors have no financial or proprietary interest in the materials presented herein.
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Address correspondence to Matthew D. Eberly, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.