Relationship between suspected reasons of intraocular inflammation and the results of diagnostic vitrectomy: an observational study.

@article{Kitiratschky2015RelationshipBS,
  title={Relationship between suspected reasons of intraocular inflammation and the results of diagnostic vitrectomy: an observational study.},
  author={Veronique B. D. Kitiratschky and Christoph M E Deuter and Robert Beck and Berit Schulte and Hartmut M{\"u}ller and G. Blumenstock and Peter Szurman},
  journal={Ocular immunology and inflammation},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={59-66}
}
BACKGROUND Intraocular inflammation of the posterior segment may be associated with neoplastic, infectious, and inflammatory diseases. Biopsy of vitreous and additional ocular tissue might be required for a definitive diagnosis. We therefore aimed to investigate the safety and usefulness of diagnostic vitrectomy in intraocular inflammation. METHOD We performed an observational retrospective study of patients who underwent vitreous biopsy due to atypical intraocular inflammation, experienced… CONTINUE READING

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