A Unique posterior segment manifestation of Whipple disease

Lik Thai Lim, Ramana Moorthy, Salah Najm, Robert 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
Pages (from-to)204-205
Number of pages2
JournalRetinal Cases and Brief Reports
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2012

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Whipple Disease
Retina
Panuveitis
Choroiditis
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Keywords

  • Choroiditis
  • Retinitis
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Whipple disease

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  • Ophthalmology

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A Unique posterior segment manifestation of Whipple disease. / Lim, Lik Thai; Moorthy, Ramana; Najm, Salah; Nelson, Robert; Wolf, Karen M.; Lahm, Tim.

In: Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, Vol. 6, No. 2, 03.2012, p. 204-205.

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Lim, Lik Thai ; Moorthy, Ramana ; Najm, Salah ; Nelson, Robert ; Wolf, Karen M. ; Lahm, Tim. / A Unique posterior segment manifestation of Whipple disease. In: Retinal Cases and Brief Reports. 2012 ; Vol. 6, No. 2. pp. 204-205.
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