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July 1967

Acute Tuberculous Panophthalmitis

Author Affiliations

New York
From the Department of Ophthalmoloy of Columbia University, and the Institute of Ophthalmology of Presbyterian Hospital, New York.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;78(1):51-54. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980030053010

Acid-fast bacilli were found in a globe enucleated because of acute granulomatous uveitis, glaucoma, and exophthalmos. No other evidence of active tuberculosis could be found in this patient. On the basis of the ocular pathology, the patient was treated with oral chemotherapy.