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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-31

Optic nerve head sarcoid granuloma treated with intravenous methyl prednisolone


Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Jyotirmay Biswas
Medical and Vision Research Foundation, Sanakara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai-600 006
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.43318

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A 49-year-old housewife presented with progressively worsening vision in the right eye over a period of two months. Ocular examination revealed a mass arising from the optic nerve head associated with disc edema, flame shaped hemorrhages and mild vitritis. After thorough investigation and establishment of a diagnosis of optic nerve head sarcoidosis, the patient was initiated on intravenous methyl prednisolone.


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