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2010 Series -  January 26, 2010 Lecture 49 of 52  NEXT»

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A 35-year-old male who has commenced anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV presents in the uveitis clinic after complaining of floaters for the last two months. He has a moderate anterior uveitis and moderate to severe vitritis. His visual acuity is 20/100, right eye and 20/30, left eye. He has evidence of old retinal scarring within the right fundus and a fundus photo from 18 months ago is found in his chart as shown above.

1. The underlying condition in this patient is most likely to be:

a. multiple sclerosis
b. lymphoma
c. HIV
d. sarcoid
e.

inflammatory bowel disease


2. Complications of this condition include:

a. cataract, retinal neovascularization, and macula oedema
b. tinitus
c. optic neuritis
d. lid lag
e. disciform keratitis

3. Possible treatment options for this condition (and its complications) would include:
a. intravitreal triamcinolone
b. Methylprednisolone acetate orbital floor injections
c. oral corticosteroids
d. conservative management
e. all of the above

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