Open Access Review Article Article ID: JCRO-6-157

    Ocular tuberculosis: Clinicopathologic assortment and diagnostic challenges

    Priyatam Khadka* and Ranju Kharel

    Ocular tuberculosis is an exigent clinical entity—lacking a distinct clinical presentation and attributing the diagnostic conundrum. Nevertheless, the early-precise diagnosis with implicated anti-tubercular therapy may be sight-saving; diagnostic delays often encountered due to protean clinical presentations, the impracticability of obtaining tissue (in most case), limitation on sample volume extraction, and of wanting a sensitive diagnostic test. This article revises the current scenario of ocular tuberculosis, its clinicopathologic arrays, and diagnostic challenges for clinical management; Furthermore, advocates for compiling all such positive findings of corroborative tests in a precise diagnosis.


    Published on: Jun 6, 2019 Pages: 11-20

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-1414.000057
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