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International Journal of Ophthalmology Research

Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A (2019)

Vision loss in behcets disease

Author(s):

Konica Singla, Anand Aggarwal, Rajan Gupta, Sonam Juneja, Amoldeep Kaur, Gurinder Kaur, Gursimranjeet Singh

Abstract:
Behçet’s disease (BD) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder affecting venules. A 25-year-old male was referred to the Ophthalmology clinic with two-week history of loss of vision in both eyes. On examination there were oral and genital ulcers along with fundus findings. Diagnosis of Behcet’s disease was made following investigations. He was advised vitreoretinal surgery, topical steroids, systemic corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide. This case report suggests that high index of suspicion helps timely diagnosis and early treatment can prevent blindness.

Pages: 08-10  |  1181 Views  500 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Konica Singla, Anand Aggarwal, Rajan Gupta, Sonam Juneja, Amoldeep Kaur, Gurinder Kaur, Gursimranjeet Singh. Vision loss in behcets disease. Int. J. Ophthalmol. Res. 2019;1(2):08-10. DOI: 10.33545/26181495.2019.v1.i2a.19
International Journal of Ophthalmology Research

International Journal of Ophthalmology Research