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Bilateral corneal infiltrates and uveitis in a pediatric patient with presumed ocular sarcoidosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23323574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To report a pediatric case with presumed ocular sarcoidosis presented with bilateral corneal infiltrates and uveitis.
DESIGN: Single case report.
METHODS: A 9-year-old girl presented with a 1-month history of blurred vision and redness in both eyes. Ophthalmologic evaluation revealed midstromal infiltrates in cornea, granulomatous anterior uveitis, vitritis, snowball opacities, and localized perivenous exudates.
RESULTS: She was treated with topical and oral steroids. During steroid tapering, oral cyclosporine A therapy was added.
CONCLUSION: In patients with corneal infiltrates and uveitis, sarcoidosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis.
Sirel G Güngör; Yonca A Akova; Ali Küçüködük; Esra Baskın
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ocular immunology and inflammation     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1744-5078     ISO Abbreviation:  Ocul. Immunol. Inflamm.     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-17     Completed Date:  2013-07-02     Revised Date:  2013-07-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312169     Medline TA:  Ocul Immunol Inflamm     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cornea / pathology*
Corneal Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Fluorescein Angiography
Follow-Up Studies
Fundus Oculi
Sarcoidosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Uveitis, Anterior / complications*,  diagnosis
Visual Acuity
Erratum In:
Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2013 Jun;21(3):254

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