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1 SARCOIDOSIS SARCOIDOSIS Idiopathic multisystem disorder Characterised by non-caseating granulomata More common in women 20-50 yrs More common in blacks and Asians ? Related to mycobacteria
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2 SARCOIDOSIS SARCOIDOSIS Systemic Involvement Systemic Involvement Lung lesions – 95% Thoracic lymph nodes – 50% Skin lesions – 30% Eyes – 30%
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3 SARCOIDOSIS Ocular Involvement Anterior segment lesions (30%) Conjunctival granuloma Lacrimal gland involvement/dry eye Acute or chronic uveitis KPs described as ‘mutton fat’ because they are large and greasy
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4 SARCOIDOSIS Ocular Involvement Posterior segment lesions (20%) Patchy venous sheathing Cellular infiltrate around vessels Chorioretinal granulonmas Vasculitis including occlusive causing:- Neovascularisation Infiltrate in vitreous (vitritis) including cell clumps (snowballs)
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5 SARCOIDOSIS Ocular Involvement Sheathing of the retinal veins Fluorescein angiography showing leakage and staining at sites of sheathing
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6 SARCOIDOSIS Granuloma in Fundus Retinal and pre-retinal Choroidal
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7 SARCOIDOSIS Granuloma in Fundus Optic nerve head granuloma Normal optic nerve head
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