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Panacea Journal of Medical Sciences

A case of primary Eyelid Tuberculosis: A rare entity

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Author Details : Sudipta Chakrabarti, Senjuti Dasgupta, Supriya Sarkar

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 107-109

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Ocular tuberculosis may affect virtually any intraocular tissue and ocular adnexa and usually manifest in the form of conjunctivitis, scleritis, episcleritis, corneal phlycten, interstitial keratitis, granulomatous uveitis, orbital granuloma, pan-ophthalmitis, and optic nerve involvement. However, primary eyelid tuberculosis is an extremely rare condition with only sporadic cases having been previously reported. Such a rare case identified in a 65 year old female is being reported here. Prompt diagnosis and institution of therapy are required in case of eyelid tuberculosis to avoid the serious consequences that occur in untreated cases.

Eyelid tuberculosis, Clinical features, Cytology

How to cite : Chakrabarti S, Dasgupta S, Sarkar S, A case of primary Eyelid Tuberculosis: A rare entity. Panacea J Med Sci 2016;6(2):107-109

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