Unusual presentation of posterior scleritis | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


Unusual presentation of posterior scleritis

Author(s):Shinisha D P, Suma Elangovan, Sanjeev Kumar Puri, Balaji Ramanathan

Posterior Scleritis presents with serous retinal detachment, choroidal folds or both. We are presenting a female patient who showed signs of Neuroretinitis in fundus during early stages. A routine B-scan was done which revealed Positive T-sign suggestive of Posterior Scleritis. The patient was started on I.V steroids and had a drastic improvement in her vision. This case demonstrates the importance of B-scan as a routine investigation in evaluation of the optic nerve and retinal inflammations even in clear media. At later stages the patient presented with a lesion mimicking choroidal melanoma. This case is presented for its rarity

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