Tag: ocular tuberculosis

When should one treat choroiditis with oral antitubercular therapy?

New consensus on treating presumed tubercular choroiditis with oral antitubercular therapy

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32115264/

Probable intraocular tuberculosis

In EnglishThis is a young lady of 32y complaining of reduced vision in both eyes since the beginning of the year 2017. The vision reduction is mild to severe 6/24 in RE and FC@1m.

She has history of recent cough and HIV on HAART since 2011 (CD4 226 cells, 15.26%).
She has a history of unclassified anterior uveitis in RE in February 2017.
She has a history of close contact with pulmonary TB patient (cousin lived with them in 2008 and had confirmed PTB).

On external examination, adnexa normal, and no signs of regional lymphadenopathy.

Anterior segments are normal, and no signs of active or any previous anterior uveitis in both eyes.

Probable intraocular tuberculosis: left eye (serpiginoid choroiditis?)

Probable intraocular tuberculosis, right eye (choroidal abscess? choroidal tuberculoma? serpiginoid choroiditis?)

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