Uveitis and acute glaucoma as first presenting symptoms of sarcoidosis in a healthy male.

Title

Uveitis and acute glaucoma as first presenting symptoms of sarcoidosis in a healthy male.

Creator

Hallas Olivia; Yocum Andrew; Jackson Damien; Simon Erin L

Publisher

The American journal of emergency medicine

Date

2018
2018-11

Description

Sarcoidosis is a disease that causes noncaseating granulomas in tissues such as the lungs, heart, skin, and eyes. Sarcoidosis is often found through chest x-ray or lesions in the skin and eyes. In over half of patients the disease is detected incidentally by radiographic abnormalities on a routing chest x-ray prior to development of any symptoms. The disease varies in incidence among geographic regions and can also aggregate in families. It is more common in African-Americans who have a lifetime-estimated risk of 2.4 percent compared to a lifetime risk of 0.85 percent in whites. Multiple cases have been reported on sarcoidosis with eye involvement, especially uveitis. We present a healthy

Subject

Acute angle closure glaucoma; Sarcoidosis; uveitis

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

2133.e5–2133.e6

Issue

11

Volume

36

Citation

Hallas Olivia; Yocum Andrew; Jackson Damien; Simon Erin L, “Uveitis and acute glaucoma as first presenting symptoms of sarcoidosis in a healthy male.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 15, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/3431.

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