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Ocular immunology and inflammation

Granuloma annulare anterior uveitis.


PMID 18379945

Abstract

To present a case of bilateral granuloma annulare anterior uveitis. Case report. Clinical case presentation and review of literature. A 72-year-old woman with a history of granuloma annulare (GA) presented with acute bilateral granulomatous anterior uveitis. General physical exam revealed hypo- and hyper-pigmented punctate and annular skin lesions on both arms characteristic of GA. Infectious and autoimmune workup revealed a mildly elevated angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) level. Her uveitis resolved with topical prednisolone and homatropine. Granuloma annulare is a rare cause of anterior uveitis that is diagnosed by characteristic skin findings and may be associated with sarcoidosis.

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