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Tubercular Anterior Uveitis

  • Vishali Gupta
  • Sarakshi Mahajan
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Abstract

Tubercular anterior uveitis presents as granulomatous inflammation with large, mutton-fat keratic precipitates and iris nodules. Patients also have broad-based posterior synechiae and complicated cataracts. The index chapter provides various examples of tuberculosis-related granulomatous anterior uveitis and their management.

Keywords

Anterior Uveitis Keratic Precipitate Antituberculosis Treatment Cervical Adenitis Granulomatous Uveitis 
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Suggested Reading

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  3. Gupta A, Bansal R, Gupta V, Sharma A, Bambery P. Ocular signs predictive of tubercular uveitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010;149(4):562–70.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer (India) Pvt. Ltd. 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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