|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 261-262
Painful red eye and blurred vision after Crohn's disease debut in a young woman
Enrique Garcia-Soler1, Sara Fathi Nieto2, Rodrigo Butron Ruiz2
1 Health Sciences PhD Program, Universidad Católica de Murcia UCAM, Campus de los Jerónimos n°135, Guadalupe 30107, Murcia, Spain
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain
|Date of Submission||29-Nov-2021|
|Date of Decision||31-Dec-2021|
|Date of Acceptance||22-Apr-2022|
|Date of Web Publication||29-Jun-2022|
Dr. Enrique Garcia-Soler
Hospital La Fe, Avenida De Fernando Abril Martorell, 106, 46026 Valencia
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Garcia-Soler E, Nieto SF, Ruiz RB. Painful red eye and blurred vision after Crohn's disease debut in a young woman. Oman J Ophthalmol 2022;15:261-2
|How to cite this URL:|
Garcia-Soler E, Nieto SF, Ruiz RB. Painful red eye and blurred vision after Crohn's disease debut in a young woman. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Dec 3];15:261-2. Available from: https://www.ojoonline.org/text.asp?2022/15/2/261/348997
| Introduction|| |
A 38 -year-old woman presented with redness, pain, and blurred vision in her right eye for a duration of 10 days. Among her medical history was a recent diagnosis of Crohn's disease, treated with azathioprine for 2 months. Her best-corrected visual acuity was 20/30 in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Findings under the slit-lamp and anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT) are presented in [Figure 1] and [Figure 2].
|Figure 1: Slit lamp (a) and ASOCT (b) findings of the right eye at presentation|
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|Figure 2: Same patient 1 month after the resolution of the initial presentation. The patient was afflicted with moderate eye discomfort, watering, and photophobia. (a) Slit-lamp photograph. (b) anterior segment tomography|
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| Questions|| |
- According to her medical background and the depicted pictures, what is the diagnosis for [Figure 1] and [Figure 2]?
- What would be the most appropriate course of medical treatment?
- In this case, should surgical approach be considered?.
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