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Ophthalmology

Ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis not common

Posted on November 11, 2020

Few individuals with pulmonary sarcoidosis experience ocular manifestations, according to a study in Clinical Ophthalmology.

In this retrospective consecutive case series, the medical charts of 108 individuals with sarcoidosis were included. Of those, 14 had ocular manifestations, with a mean age of 56±15 years. The majority were female (71%), with 50% and 21% were black and Hispanic, respectively.

Of those with ocular manifestations, 12 had uveitis, with panuveitis being the most common subtype, and 5 had ≤20/70 vision in at least one eye due to uveitis. Neurosarcoidosis was a risk factor for ocular sarcoidosis

Reference
Laura D, Lee Y, Farhangi M, et al. Ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis in a South Florida population. Clin Ophthalmol. 2020;14:3741-3746. DOI: 10.2147/OPTH.S278373. PMID: 33173272; PMCID: PMC7648141.

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