Case report Panuveitis: a case of suspected ocular tuberculosis

  • William Burkes
  • Kenu Freedman
  • Leo Dominguez
Keywords: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, panuveitis, uveitis, ocular tuberculosis, Ozurdex, Quantiferon Gold


A 32-year-old incarcerated man was evaluated for decreased vision in both eyes at a tertiary care facility.  He presented with uveitis and the initial work up indicated that tuberculosis was the most likely etiology.  This report will discuss the frequency, presentation, diagnostic procedures and yield, and treatment of ocular tuberculosis.


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How to Cite
Burkes, W., Freedman, K., & Dominguez, L. (2018). Case report Panuveitis: a case of suspected ocular tuberculosis. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 6(26), 17-21.