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Rapidly blinding posterior tubercular uveitis

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First Author: M.Agarwal INDIA

Co Author(s):    V. Jha                  0   0 0   0 0   0 0   0 0

Abstract Details



Purpose:

A case of intraocular tuberculosis with pulmonary tuberculosis which showed poor response to the anti-tubercular treatment leading to loss of the eye.

Setting:

Clinical case report

Methods:

: A 21 year old female patient having chorioretnitis in the left eye which relapsed while being on anti-tubercular treatment and oral corticosteroids leading to blindness and the loss of the left eye

Results:

Mycobacterium tuberculosis causing chorioretinitis showed a poor response and was diagnosed to be multi drug resistant tuberculosis.

Conclusions:

Multi drug resistant tuberculosis is more difficult to treat and shows a poor response to the routine anti tubercular treatment.

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