A Unique posterior segment manifestation of Whipple disease

Lik Thai Lim, Ramana Moorthy, Salah Najm, Robert P. Nelson, Karen M. Wolf, Tim Lahm

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Abstract

Purpose: To report a novel posterior segment manifestation of Whipple disease. Method: Single observational case study. Results: The white crystalline deposit in the retina, choroiditis, and vitritis resolved with treatment of Whipple disease. Conclusion: Whipple disease can be associated with panuveitis, multifocal choroiditis, and white crystalline deposits in the anterior segments and retina, a unique clinical finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)204-205
Number of pages2
JournalRetinal Cases and Brief Reports
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Choroiditis
  • Retinitis
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Whipple disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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