Bouchout's Tuberculoma

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  •   Mehdi Khamaily

  •   Wafae Akioud

  •   Joumany Brahim Salem

  •   Sidi Dahi

  •   Taoufik Abdellaoui

  •   Yassine Mouzari

  •   Karim Reda

  •   Abdelbarre Oubaaz

Abstract

Tuberculosis is a chronic infection that is still endemic in Morocco.Eye involvement, however, is quite rare.We report the discovery of Bouchut's tuberculoma in a 52-year-old immunocompetent patient following a progressive decline in visual acuity in both eyes. 


Keywords: Tuberculosis, Posterior uveitis, anti-bacillary

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