Yıl 2014, Cilt 4, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 36 - 40 2014-07-27

Presumed tuberculomas of the choroid
Koroidin Tüberkülom Öntanısı

Aalia Sufi [1] , Sabia Rashid [2] , Samia Rashid [3]

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Choroidal granuloma is a rare presentation of tuberculosis especially in immunocompetent individuals. We present a case of a young female with marked decrease in visual acuity of the left eye and a choroidal lesion on fundus examination however with no systemic manifestation of tuberculosis except a positive  Mantoux test. A presumptive diagnosis of tuberculosis was made and  the patient  was put on anti tubercular treatment with corticosteroids to which she showed drastic improvement. Thus it is important to have a high index of suspicion for the diagnosis and treatment in these eyes.

Koroidal granülom özellikle immunkompetan bireylerde tüberkülozun nadir bir prezantasyonudur. Pozitif PPD testi dışında tüberkülozun klinik manifestasyonu olmayan fundus muayenesinde sol gözde koroidal lezyon ve sol gözde görmede belirgin azalma saptanan genç bayan hasta sunulmuştur. Tüberküloz öntanısı ile kortikosteroidin de bulunduğu antitüberküloz tedavi başlandı ve dramatik cevap alındı. Bu şekilde olan gözlerde tanı ve tedavide yüksek şüpheye sahip olmak önemlidir.
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Bibtex @ { gopctd95651, journal = {Journal of Contemporary Medicine}, issn = {}, eissn = {2146-6009}, address = {Selçuk Üniversitesi}, year = {2014}, volume = {4}, pages = {36 - 40}, doi = {}, title = {Presumed tuberculomas of the choroid}, key = {cite}, author = {Rashid, Samia and Rashid, Sabia and Sufi, Aalia} }
APA Sufi, A , Rashid, S , Rashid, S . (2014). Presumed tuberculomas of the choroid. Journal of Contemporary Medicine, 4 (1), 36-40. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/gopctd/issue/7310/95651
MLA Sufi, A , Rashid, S , Rashid, S . "Presumed tuberculomas of the choroid". Journal of Contemporary Medicine 4 (2014): 36-40 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/gopctd/issue/7310/95651>
Chicago Sufi, A , Rashid, S , Rashid, S . "Presumed tuberculomas of the choroid". Journal of Contemporary Medicine 4 (2014): 36-40
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ISNAD Sufi, Aalia , Rashid, Sabia , Rashid, Samia . "Koroidin Tüberkülom Öntanısı". Journal of Contemporary Medicine 4 / 1 (Temmuz 2014): 36-40.