Pauline T. Merrill, MD, FASRS » Luetic panuveitis

  • Syphilitic Panuveitis, Right Eye

    Oct 8 2012 by Pauline T. Merrill, MD, FASRS

    Right fundus photograph of a 23-year-old Hispanic male with decreased vision for 1 month, recent pain/redness both eyes. Found to have panuveitis; also rash on palms & soles. Labs positive for FTA-ABS, and CSR VDRL. Treated with IV penicillin for 14 days.

    Photographer: Karen Parque, Illinois Retina Associates, Chicago, IL

    Condition/keywords: panuveitis, snowballs, syphilis, vitritis

  • Syphilitic Panuveitis, Left Eye

    Oct 8 2012 by Pauline T. Merrill, MD, FASRS

    Left fundus photograph of a 23-year-old Hispanic male with decreased vision for 1 month, recent pain/redness both eyes. Found to have panuveitis; also rash on palms & soles. Labs positive for FTA-ABS, and CSR VDRL. Treated with IV penicillin for 14 days.

    Photographer: Karen Parque, Illinois Retina Associates, Chicago, IL

    Condition/keywords: panuveitis, snowballs, syphilis, vitritis