Panuveitis: A case of suspected ocular tuberculosis
William Burkes MD, Kenn Freedman MD, Leo Dominguez MD
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.
Keywords: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, panuveitis, uveitis, ocular tuberculosis, Ozurdex, Quantiferon Gold
Article citation: Burkes W, Freedman K, Dominguez L. Panuveitis: a case of suspected ocular tuberculosis. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles 2018;6(26):1–5
From: The Department of Ophthalmology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
Reviewer: David McCartney MD
Conflicts of interest: none
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