Macula Retinal Vasculitis and Choroiditis Associated With Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis

Lim, Lik Thai and Vasudevan, Vinaya and Shelton, Julie B. and Vitale, Albert T. and Moorthy, Ramana S N (2017) Macula Retinal Vasculitis and Choroiditis Associated With Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, 11 (2). pp. 119-122. ISSN 19351089

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Abstract

Purpose:To report a case series of two cases of granulomatosis with polyangiitis, previously known as Wegener granulomatosis, which developed macular necrosis, not previously associated with granulomatosis with polyangiitis, healed with fibrosis, despite aggressive immune-modulating therapy and good control of systemic disease.Methods:Case series of two cases with observation of treatment progress.Results:The results reported the progress of response to treatment in the two cases, which resulted in the final outcome of fibrosis in the macula region, despite being on aggressive immune-modulating therapy and good systemic control.Conclusion:Granulomatosis with polyangiitis can be associated with macular necrosis leading to fibrosis, unresponsive to immune-modulating therapy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Macula Retinal Vasculitis, Choroiditis, medical, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 04:01
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2017 04:01
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/16534

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