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January 1985

Choroiditis in Infantile Periarteritis Nodosa

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Drs Googe, Brady, and Apple) and Pathology (Drs Argyle and Apple), University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, and the Department of Pathology, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City (Dr Gooch).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1985;103(1):81-83. doi:10.1001/archopht.1985.01050010085026

• The ocular pathologic findings were determined in a case of fatal infantile periarteritis nodosa (IPN). To our knowledge, this case is the first histologically documented report of choroidal inflammation associated with this disease. Since the clinical and pathologic findings of IPN and Kawasaki's disease (KD) are identical, these findings should be sought in cases of KD.