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Sarcoidosis: Ocular and Neuro-ophthalmic Manifestations, Work Up, and Treatment

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Title:Sarcoidosis: Ocular and Neuro-ophthalmic Manifestations, Work Up, and Treatment
Author: Reuben M. Valenzuela, MD
Date: 03/04/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Sarcoidosis; Transient visual obscurations; optic neuropathy; unilateral optic nerve edema; unilateral proptosis;
Secondary CORE Category: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Noninfections (Autoimmune) Uveitis
Diagnosis: Sarcoidosis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged male who awoke with painless vision loss in one eye and intermittent transient visual obscurations.On examination, unilateral optic neuropathy, optic nerve edema, and proptosis were found. The patient was diagnosed with sarcoidosis. A discussion of the etiology, diagnosis, systemic and ocular manifestations, and treatment of sarcoidosis is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_21552
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