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March 1981

Sarcoidosis and Ocular Disease in a Young Child: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(3):422-424. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930010424004

• Uveitis in the very young child may be a manifestation of sarcoidosis. A case of sarcoidosis with intraocular inflammation that occurred in a child 2 years 7 months old is reported. The diagnosis was supported by biopsy of uncommon bulbar conjunctival nodules. Knowledge by the ophthalmologists that this disease can occur in children younger than 5 years of age may be crucial to the establishment of proper diagnosis.