International Journal of Ophthalmic PathologyISSN: 2324-8599

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Case Report, Int J Ophthalmic Pathol Vol: 3 Issue: 2

Unilateral Chorioretinal Finding: A Presumptive Diagnosis in a Case of 5 Years Ago Treatment of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis

Yaghoubi Mohammad Ali1, Heidari Elahe1 and Yaghoobi Gholamhossein2*
1Department of Internal medicine, Birjand University of Medical science,Birjand Iran
2Resident of pediatric of Mashhad University of Medical science,Mashad, Iran
3Ophthalmologist, professor of Birjand University of Medical science, SocialDeterminant Health Research center, Birjand, Iran
Corresponding author : Gholamhossein Yaghoobi
Ophthalmologist, professor of Birjand University of Medical science, Social Determinant Health Research center, Birjand, Iran
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: March 20, 2014 Accepted: July 01, 2014 Published: July 04, 2014
Citation: Ali YM, Elahe H, Gholamhossein Y (2014) Unilateral Chorioretinal Finding: A Presumptive Diagnosis in a Case of 5 Years Ago Treatment of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis. J Ophthalmic Pathol 3:2. doi:10.4172/2324-8599.1000136

Abstract

The most common manifestation of ocular tuberculosis in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis is choroiditis. Retinal periphlebitis is rarely caused by direct invasion of the retina by tubercle bacilli. A 27-year-old woman with complaints of decreased vision one month ago demonstrated with presume ocular tuberculosis.

Keywords: Tuberculosis; Diagnosis; Retina; Choroid

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