A CASE OF POSTERIOR UVEAL EFFUSION SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS UVEITIS

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Abstract

Purpose:

To report a case of posterior uveal effusion syndrome presented and treated as posterior uveitis.

Methods:

We report one case of a 73-year-old woman with posterior uveal effusion syndrome who developed bilateral chorioretinal folds, treated as uveitis, who did not resolve on oral steroids.

Results:

Nasal choroidal thickening and intraretinal fluid were present in both eyes, along with choroidal folds and yellowish pigmentary changes in the macula.

Conclusion:

Posterior uveal effusion syndrome can present with features that can mimic uveitis.

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