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Ocular Sarcoidosis

  • Kalpana Babu

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a chronic multisystemic granulomatous disorder caused by an exaggerated cellular immune response to a variety of self- or non-self-antigens in a genetically predisposed individual. It is characterized by noncaseating granulomas affecting many organs including the lung, lymph nodes, skin, heart, liver, muscles, and eye [1, 2]. The diagnosis of sarcoidosis is usually made on the basis of a biopsy and a combination of typical clinical features and radiology findings in the absence of any condition that can cause similar clinicoradiological and pathological changes.

Keywords

Lacrimal Gland Cystoid Macular Edema Cardiac Sarcoidosis Ocular Involvement Fluocinolone Acetonide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vittala International Institute of OphthalmologyPrabha Eye Clinic & Research CentreBangaloreIndia

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