Orbital mycobacterial infection: a case report

Authors

  • Ka Yee Christina Ip Tuen Mun Eye Centre
  • Cheong-Yi Fong
  • Pui-Fan Lam
  • Shu-Kwan Ip

Keywords:

Orbit, Tuberculosis, ocular

Abstract

A 69-year-old Chinese man presented with proptosis was found to suffer from orbital mycobacterial infection. As acid-fast bacilli were identified from orbital excisional biopsy, the patient was treated with an anti-tuberculous regimen. He responded well and was asymptomatic at 13-month follow-up. This case is documented for its rarity.

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Published

2022-09-17

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Ip KYC, Fong C-Y, Lam P-F, Ip S-K. Orbital mycobacterial infection: a case report. Hong Kong J Ophthalmol [Internet]. 2022Sep.17 [cited 2022Sep.25];26(2). Available from: https://hkjo.hk/index.php/hkjo/article/view/326

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