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The left posterior segment reveals vitritis, chorioretinitis and a chorioretinal scar

Case 33

Figure 1. The left posterior segment reveals vitritis, chorioretinitis and a chorioretinal scar

Author: Raj Chalasani     Editor: Adrian Fung

A 31-year-old female was referred with floaters and reduced vision.

Case history

A 31-year-old female was referred from her optometrist with floaters and reduced vision in her left eye over 1 week. Best corrected visual acuity was 6/5 in the right eye (OD) and 6/15 in the left eye (OS). Intraocular pressures were 14mmHg in both eyes. There were 1+ cells in the left anterior chamber. Examination of the left posterior segment revealed vitritis, a chorioretinal scar at the macula, and an area of chorioretinitis just nasal to this (Figure 1). The right eye was normal.

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