Bilateral anterior and intermediate uveitis in SARS-CoV-2 associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in a pediatric patient.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

PURPOSE: To report a case of bilateral anterior intermediate uveitis after recovery from SARS-CoV-2 associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). CASE REPORT: A 9-year-old male presented with bilateral anterior intermediate uveitis with fluorescein angiography (FA) leakage of the disc and peripheral vasculature 1 month after recovery from MIS-C. He was treated with difluprednate 0.05% in both eyes with resolution of FA leakage, but our patient has required an extended treatment of topical therapy and the need long term immunosuppression. CONCLUSIONS: This is a case of uveitis presenting after recent MIS-C related to SARS-CoV-2. Ongoing follow up and monitoring is required, and it is important for the ophthalmologist and rheumatologist to be aware of this rare complication during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shantha, J; Reddy, AK; Sura, A; Tsang, A; Moussa, K; Acharya, N; Gonzales, J; Doan, T

Published Date

  • July 30, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 59 -

PubMed ID

  • 35907878

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC9338464

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-0096

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/s12969-022-00712-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England