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October 1941

BILATERAL UVEITIS WITH ASSOCIATED DETACHMENT OF THE RETINA

Author Affiliations

NEWARK, N. J.
From the Ophthalmic Department of the Newark Beth Israel Hospital.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1941;26(4):543-552. doi:10.1001/archopht.1941.00870160015001
Abstract

In a former article in the Archives1 I reported 2 cases of Harada's disease, bilateral uveitis associated with detachment of the retina. In the second case the uveitis was less severe and in the early stage examination, even with the slit lamp, failed to reveal keratitic deposits. The detachment healed spontaneously, the hypotonia disappeared and within three months normal vision of one eye and almost normal vision of the other eye was restored. The fundus picture of each eye after completion of the healing process was shown.

The extreme severity of the uveitis in the first case was pointed out. The uveitis was instrumental in the development of a complicated cataract in each eye, which in turn precluded inspection of the deeper parts of the eye. In November 1939, about two years after the ocular disease had first manifested itself, the cataract was removed from the left eye. Operative

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