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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 404-406

Pigmented hypopyon – An approach to management


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Jupiter Netralay, Jupiter Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Jupiter Netralay, Jupiter Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra, India

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Kushal Umeshbhai Agrawal
Department of Ophthalmology, Jupiter Netralay, Jupiter Hospital, Thane - 400 601, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1353_21

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A 60-year-old Indian male presented with diminution of vision in the right eye for 3 months duration. Subsequent evaluation showed signs of granulomatous anterior uveitis, scleral thinning and brown colored pigmented hypopyon in the right eye. Patient was thoroughly evaluated for all possible associations of pigmented hypopyon. He was found to have positive mantoux test, QTB Gold test, positive culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis on Middlebrook 7H9 medium and positive MPT64 antigen test confirming the diagnosis of intraocular tuberculosis. He was treated with anti-tubercular treatment and oral steroids and subsequently with dexamethasone intravitreal implant. He had complete resolution of pigmented hypopyon with improvement in visual acuity. This case highlights an approach to management in cases of pigmented hypopyon and also highlights that an aggressive management in such cases is pertinent to saving the eye and vision.


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