logo
Question of the Week
Video Library
Ophthalmology Books & Manuals
Cyber-Sight Atlas of Eye Diseases
The Ophthalmology Minute
Nursing Education
Eye Care Equipment
ORBIS Program Features
Free Online Journals
Ophthalmology Links
Ask a Professor
Print ViewPrint this Page
2008 Series -  June 24, 2008 Lecture 28 of 53  NEXT»

To see views enlarged, click on the individual pictures...

QOW624081a
Figure 1 - slit lamp examination

QOW624081b


QOW2a
Figure 2a - fundus, right eye
QOW2b
Figure 2b - fundus, left eye

QOW624083
Figure 3 - B scan


Photos courtesy of: Carol L. Shields, M.D.
Used with permission. Not to be reproduced.

A 49-year-old white male presented with a history of intermittent treatment with topical steroids and trans-septal steroid injections for anterior/ intermediate / posterior uveitis, for the past 5 years. His best corrected visual acuity was 20/80 and 20/20 in the right and left eye, respectively. The left eye was unremarkable on examination. Anterior segment examination [Fig 1] and fundus examination [Fig 2] was as shown above.

1. Is there any conjunctival lesion?

a. episcleritis
b. inflamed pingeculae
c. diffuse conjunctival lymphoid infiltration
d. follicular conjunctivitis

2. The fundus lesion is:

a. uveal lymphoid infiltration
b. posterior scleritis
c. uveal effusion syndrome
d. diffuse choroidal hemangioma

3. Treatment would be on the lines of:
a. systemic steroids +/- immuno-suppressive agents
b. metastatic work up to rule out systemic involvement of the condition
c. local radiotherapy

For answers to the above, click here on or after July 1, 2008.

 

 


Lecture 28 of 53 «Previous Lecture   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53    Next»
footer logo