28 Year Old Woman with New-Onset Vision Loss
Title: 28 Year Old Woman with New-Onset Vision Loss
Author: Pete Hannon
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cecocentral scotoma; Optic nerve edema; Quantiferon gold; Neuroretinitis; Tuberculosis; TB neuroretinitis; Macular star
Secondary CORE Category: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Infectious Uveitis / Bacterial Uveitis
Diagnosis: Tuberculosis neuroretinitis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young woman who presented with decreased vision OU and optic nerve edema and cecocentral scotoma and a macular star. A differential diagnosis of optic disc edema and cecocentral scotoma and a macular star. A differential diagnosis of optic disc edema with macular star (neuroretinitis) is presented. Neuroretinitis is discussed in detail. A discussion of important laboratory studies to diagnose the etiology of her neuroretinitis is presented. This patient was found to have tuberculosis with neuroretinitis and this diagnosis is discussed in detail as well as management and clinical course are discussed.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds