Sarcoidosis and its ophthalmic manifestations.

  title={Sarcoidosis and its ophthalmic manifestations.},
  author={C D Obenauf and Heather E Shaw and C F Sydnor and Gordon K. Klintworth},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={86 5},
Of 532 cases of sarcoidosis in the southeastern United States, ocular manifestations were a prominent feature of the disease in 202 (38%) of the patients. Approximately one fifth of them sought medical attention because of ocular complaints. This was the second most frequent clinical manifestation, exceeded only by pulmonary symptoms. When ocular segment structures were affected, the anterior segment was involved in 171 (84.7%) of cases. Chronic granulomatous uveitis was the most common… CONTINUE READING