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Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia

Print version ISSN 0034-7280On-line version ISSN 1982-8551

Abstract

AUGUSTO, Karine Lustosa; FREIRE, Bárbara Araújo Oliveira; DIETRICH, Helena Luiza Douat  and  TORRES, Virgínia Laura Lucas. Juvenile xantogranuloma with íris involvement. Rev. bras.oftalmol. [online]. 2018, vol.77, n.6, pp.353-355. ISSN 0034-7280.  https://doi.org/10.5935/0034-7280.20180077.

Herein we report a case of juvenile xantogranuloma, an inflammatory disease more commonly diagnosed during childhood and is characterized by cutaneous and ocular manifestations. Iris is the main target, presenting as local or diffuse yellowish lesions. Iris involvement may precipitate not only glaucoma but also amblyopia. Treatment is based on corticosteroids therapy, either local or systemic aiming disease control.

Keywords : Junvenile xantogranuloma; Iris diseases; Glaucoma; Case reports.

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