Sympathetic Ophthalmitis

  • Tanvir Abbas, Asad Aslam Khan, Mohammad Ali Ayaz Sadiq

Abstract

Sympathetic ophthalmitis is a rare bilateral granulomatous panuveitisoccurring
after ocular penetrating trauma most frequently associated with uveal tissue
prolapse. It can also occur following ocular surgery like cataract, vitrectomy,
trabeculectomy, retinal detachment surgery and even after laser
photocoagulation. Incidence varies between 0.05% to 0.2% following penetrating
trauma and 0.01% following ocular surgery.
Key words: Sympathetic Ophthalmitis, Granulomatous panuveitis.

Published
2015-06-30
How to Cite
1.
Mohammad Ali Ayaz Sadiq TAAAK. Sympathetic Ophthalmitis. pjo [Internet]. 30Jun.2015 [cited 5Dec.2020];31(2). Available from: https://pjo.org.pk/index.php/pjo/article/view/169
Section
Review Articles