Differential Diagnosis of Hypopyon Uveitis

  • Aniruddha Agarwal
  • Ilaria Testi
  • Ankur Singh
  • Vishali GuptaEmail author
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Hypopyon that complicates the course of uveitis must make aware of potential systemic associations and conditions that could require a prompt management. A stepwise diagnostic approach guided by medical history and clinical examination together with conscious interpretation of tests results is mandatory to guide the physician in the differentiation between infective, inflammatory, and neoplastic disorders. Timely therapeutic management is essential to avoid serious sequelae for patients in terms of poor visual prognosis and lifetime expectancy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aniruddha Agarwal
    • 1
  • Ilaria Testi
    • 2
  • Ankur Singh
    • 1
  • Vishali Gupta
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Advanced Eye Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly

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