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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 63-66

Recurrent sympathetic ophthalmitis


Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College (GMC) Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Chandan G Tiple
Ashok Nagar, Near Ashok Buddha Vihar, Visapur, Tah-Ballarpur, Chandrapur - 442 701, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1858-6538.172103

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Sympathetic ophthalmitis (SO) is a rare, bilateral granulomatous uveitis occurring after perforating eye injury or ocular surgical procedure to one eye. The pathophysiology of this entity is not clearly understood, but an autoimmune hypersensitivity reaction against exposed ocular antigens in the injured eye is believed to be responsible for this disease. In this article, we present a patient with clinical diagnosis of SO with it recurrence.


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