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Exudative retinal detachment: An unusual ocular manifestation of syphilis

 Department of Ophthalmology, Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco

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Belfaiza Soukaina,
Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat
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DOI: 10.4103/injms.injms_62_22

Ocular syphilis is a disease known as a great simulator.It can affect the structures of the eye. It often manifests by an anterior uveitis. Posterior segment involvement is very rare and it is exceptionally complicated by exudative retinal detachment. We report the case of a patient with bilateral bullous retinal detachment in the context of ocular syphilis with a good evolution after treatment by penicillin G and corticotherapy.

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