Susac syndrome

Susac syndrome

(soo'sak?)
[John O. Susac, U.S. neurologist, 1941–2012]
A rare vascular disease characterized by acute encephalopathy, branched retinal artery occlusion, and sensorineural hearing loss. It typically afflicts teenage girls.
Synonym: retinocochleocerebral vasculopathy
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The topic of the final case report is Susac syndrome, a fairly rare disorder characterized by the triad of encephalopathy, sensorineural hearing loss, and branch retinal artery occlusion.
Jess Lydon is trapped in the present after doctors diagnosed her with Susac syndrome - dubbed "Groundhog Day" after the hit movie in which Bill Murray relives the same day.
The 19-year-old has been diagnosed with a baffling condition called Susac syndrome.
Susac syndrome is an extremely rare condition that mainly affects women aged between 20 and 40.
CONSTANT CARE: Jess Lydon at home with mum Tracey CONFUSED: Jess Lydon has been diagnosed with the incredibly rare Susac syndrome.
Susac syndrome is a rare occlusive vasculopathy affecting the retina, inner ear and brain.
Keywords: Optical coherence tomography, retina, retinal artery occlusion, Susac syndrome, diagnosis
Susac syndrome (SS) is a relatively rare disorder characterized by the triad of encephalopathy, sensorineural hearing loss, and branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO).
Gass plaques and fluorescein leakage in Susac Syndrome.