April 20, 2018 Conference


What we have learned about Ebola virus from the eye

David Hinkle, MD (Presenter)
Purpose: To discuss the findings in Ebola Virus Disease with ocular involvement.
Methods: Interventional case report and literature review.
Results:  Ebola virus disease associated uveitis occurs in the convalescent phase of the systemic illness in a significant proportion of survivors.  Cataracts and posterior segment involvement are common complications.
Conclusion:  Ebola virus disease associated uveitis represents an emerging cause of uveitis which may be acute or recurrent.  Uveitis may be severe and vision threatening can ensue.

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