April 20, 2018 Conference
What we have learned about Ebola virus from the eye
Return to Session
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.