Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Hoda Kavosi

Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • Case Report   
    Systemic Sarcoidosis Mimicking Cogan's Syndrome: A Case Report
    Author(s): Elahe Havashki, Mehran Zarei-Ghanavati, Hoda Kavosi, Zohre Ebrahimi, Sanaz Naybandi and Nazanin Ebrahimiadib*

    Purpose: To report a case of non-pulmonary sarcoidosis involving cornea and cranial nerve VIII Case: A 25-year-old lady initially presented with flu-like symptoms, erythema nodosum and polyarthritis of minor joints. She later developed abdominal lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. Spleen biopsy revealed granulomatous inflammation. There was a chronic ocular inflammation due to interstitial keratitis, which responded partially to topical corticosteroid and tacrolimus. Corneal infiltrations healed with the aid of immunomodulatory agents. Later, she developed neurosensory hearing loss due to inflammation of Cranial Nerve (CN) VIII. All her symptoms except neurosarcoidosis has improved with systemic azathioprine, and then oral methotrexate and subcutaneous anti TNF alpha. Conclusion: Interstitial keratitis .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9570.22.13.912

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