Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 390-392

Tubercular panophthalmitis: Case report of a rare entity

1 Department of Pathology, Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Shroff Eye Centre, New Delhi, India

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Megha Ralli
Department of Pathology, Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
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Tuberculosis (TB) remains the leading cause of infection-related deaths in adults worldwide. The ocular involvement in TB is extremely rare. The incidence of ocular TB is reported to be 1%–2% of ocular diseases. We report an interesting case of mycobacterial panophthalmitis in an adult male who presented with painful red eye with loss of vision.

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