Ocular Sarcoidosis

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Fig. 14.1 External photograph of sarcoid granuloma on the face In children, sarcoidosis usually manifests as a triad of rash, uveitis, and arthritis in children less than 4 years of…

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Ocular Parasitic Infections

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Parasite Definitive host Intermediate host/vector Accidental hosts Infecting stage to human Toxoplasmosis Domestic cats and members of family Felidae Birds and rodents Human Tissue cysts, sporulated oocysts Onchocerciasis Human Blackfly…

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Behçet Disease

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Recurrent oral ulcers (at least three times per year) plus two of the following: 1. Recurrent genital ulcers (aphthous or scarring ulcers) 2. Ocular inflammation (anterior uveitis/posterior uveitis, cells in…

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Intraocular Lymphoma

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Fig. 10.1 Intraocular lymphoma manifesting mainly vitreous opacification. (a) Fundoscopic examination shows characteristic vitreous opacities spreading radially to the periphery of the fundus. (b) Dynamic examination of vitreous opacities using…

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Imaging in Uveitis

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Fig. 8.1 (Patient # 1). Both hands and feet of a patient with chronic VKH showing vitiligo Fig. 8.2 (Patient # 1). External eye photograph right eye showing poliosis. Left…

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White Dot Syndromes

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Age group (40–60 years) Serpiginous choroiditis Birdshot retinochoroidopathy Age group (30–40 years) APMPPE MEWDS PIC MCP Unilateral MEWDS Bilateral APMPPE Birdshot retinochoroidopathy PIC MCP Small lesions (25–100 um) PIC, MEWDS,…

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Intraocular Tuberculosis

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Global goals, targets, and indicators for TB control 1 Millennium Development Goals set for 2015 Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases Target 6c: Halt and begin to reverse…

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Serpiginous Choroiditis

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Fig. 17.1 Left eye fundus photograph showing multifocal serpiginoid lesions of presumed tubercular uveitis, involving the posterior pole as well as the periphery. The lesions are noncontiguous to the optic…

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Viral Anterior Uveitis

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Fig. 2.1 Slit lamp photograph of an eye with herpes simplex virus acute anterior uveitis with granulomatous keratic precipitates and sector iridoplegia, which subsequently developed sector atrophy Fig. 2.2 Slit…

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Intermediate Uveitis

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Fig. 11.1 Snowball opacities Epidemiology Occurrence of intermediate uveitis varies worldwide. The prevalence of intermediate uveitis varies in different populations and accounts for 2–31 % of all uveitis presenting to…

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