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Optic Nerve Edema, Venous Stasis Retinopathy, and Peripheral Retinal Whitening in a Teenage Girl

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Article Information

Corresponding Author: Suzanne M. Michalak, MD, Duke Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University, 2351 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705 (suzanne.michalak@duke.edu).

Published Online: August 6, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.1398

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

Additional Contributions: We thank the patient for granting permission to publish this information.

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