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Sarcoid Optic Neuropathy

  • An-Guor Wang
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Abstract

A 52-year-old female presented with complaints of blurred vision OS for 2 months. She had a past medical history of peptic ulcers. She also suffered multiple skin rashes over her face (Fig. 55.1) and abdomen starting 1 year ago. Skin biopsy at another hospital showed granulomatous inflammation with mononuclear cell infiltration, which was diagnosed as sarcoidosis. She also received a chest CT scan which revealed subpleural centrilobular nodules with interstitial thickening in the left lower lobe, which was suspected to be alveolar sarcoidosis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • An-Guor Wang
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyTaipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Yun-San Ophthalmology Education Research FoundationTaipeiTaiwan

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