Domanda n. 1

Scott E. Burk, MD/PhD and Yichieh Shiuey, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Figure 1: This is the left fundus of a 25 year old woman who complains of photophobia and decreased vision of the left eye. There is 2+ cell in the anterior chamber and 2+ vitritis. She has a history of aseptic meningitis and a painful rash on her calf.

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Figures 2,3: These are the early and late fluoresceins of the above patient.

  1. What other information in the patient's medical history would be diagnostic?
  2. What other non-ocular findings might the patient have?
  3. What are the more common ocular findings in this disease?
  4. What is the HLA association with this disease?
  5. In what parts of the world is this disease most prevalent?
  6. What is the natural history of this disease?
  7. What are the treatments available for this disease?