Vol 1, No 3 (2016)
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Published online: 2016-11-04

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Optic neuritis as ocular manifestation of Wegener’s granulomatosis — case report

Dorota Borowicz, Edyta Koman, Katarzyna Nowomiejska, Robert Rejdak
Ophthalmol J 2016;1(3):109-113.


Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) is a systemic, autoimmune, granulomatous necrotising inflammation of unknown aetiology. WG is described by the triad, which includes: rhinitis, and pulmonary and kidney dysfunction. The ocular signs are inflammatory orbital disease, nasolacrimal ducts obstruction, conjunctivitis, episcleritis, scleritis uveitis, retinal vasculitis, and optic neuritis. This article describes the case of a patient with optic neuritis associated with WG.

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