Journal article

Ocular-central nervous system lymphoma mimicking posterior scleritis with exudative retinal detachment.

AP Hunyor, CA Harper, J O'Day, PA McKelvie

Ophthalmology | Published : 2000


OBJECTIVE: We describe an unusual ocular presentation of ocular-central nervous system lymphoma in a young patient. DESIGN: Interventional case report and literature review. METHODS: A previously well 24-year-old white woman presented with left eye pain and reduced vision. Episcleral injection, globe tenderness, an afferent pupil defect, and exudative retinal detachment were present. Computed tomographic scan of the head and orbits demonstrated scleral thickening, retinal detachment, and no other abnormality. A provisional diagnosis of posterior scleritis with exudative retinal detachment was made. Investigation for underlying connective tissue diseases was negative. There was an initial pro..

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