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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Case Category Index

Case Index: Systemic Disorders

Accelerated Hypertension : 67-year-old female with hypertension and diabetes mellitus with painless vision loss

Congenital Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) infection: 1-week-old male with hydrocephalus and bilateral chorioretinitis

Cystinosis: A 12-year-old boy with light sensitivity. Patient had progressive photophobia during outdoor activities. Recently, he became symptomatic indoors. He had intermittent redness and mild foreign body sensation in both eyes. Examination showed the presence of corneal crystals, laboratory testing showed increased levels of leukocyte cystine.

Herpes Zoster Post-herpetic Neuralgia: 68-year-old male with decreased vision

Interferon Retinopathy: 60-year-old male with hepatitis C virus infection presents with new floaters in both eyes. Treated with peginterferon and ribavirin for 6 weeks prior to visit.

Invasive Fungal Orbitorhinocerebral Mucormycosis

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis with Associated Bilateral Anterior Uveitis in a Four-year-old Girl. Routine preschool screening found central posterior synechiae in both eyes. Patient was found to have macular edema and was referred to rheumatology for systemic evaluation with suspicion of inflammatory etiology.

Kayser-Fleischer Ring: A Systems Based Review of the Ophthalmologist's Role in the Diagnosis of Wilson's Disease

Kyphotic Patient Presents for Cataract Surgery: A Systems Based Case. Patient unable to assume typical supine position used for cataract surgery

Loa loa filariasis (African eye worm):  A 64-year-old female Congolese immigrant presents with complaints of a worm in her eye

Metastatic Choroidal Lesion: 61-year-old male presents with pain and blurry vision, right eye

Minocycline-Induced Hyperpigmentation. 69-year-old male complaining of chronic, progressive blue-black, painless hyperpigmentation of bilateral lower extremities in the setting of chronic lower extremity venous stasis and long-term, minocycline use for meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis.

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B: A 27-year-old male presents with multiple eyelid lesions. This patient, with a history of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN2B) was referred by his oncologist for a large lesion on the outer corner of his right eye.

Myasthenia Gravis: 32-year-old female with progressive LUL ptosis for several years

Ocular Rosacea: 62-year-old female with blurry vision and red, itchy eyes

Ocular Sarcoidosis: A systems-based approach to diagnosis and treatment (also see Sarcoidosis)

Ocular Syphilis Presenting with Posterior Subcapsular Cataract and Optic Disc Edema:30-year-old female with progressive bilateral vision loss

Orbital inflammation secondary to bisphosphonate therapy: 80-year-old female with right eyelid swelling, pain, decreased vision, diplopia

Sarcoidosis Affecting the Lacrimal Gland: 39-year-old female with left upper eyelid swelling of 4 months duration

TTP-HUS: 29-year-old male with HA, hematuria, and visual obscurations.

Unilateral Optic Nerve Granuloma: Patient with bilateral panuveitis and unilateral optic nerve sarcoid granuloma

Vitamin A Deficiency and Nyctalopia: 55-year-old male with gradual onset of night blindness

Case Category Index