TNOA Journal of Ophthalmic Science and Research

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 379--381

Hansen's disease with ocular manifestations: A case series


Palak Chirania1, Dipankar Das2, Balmukund Agarwal3, Ganesh Chandra Kuri4 
1 Department of Ophthalmology, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Department of Ocular Pathology, Uveitis and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India
3 Department of Cornea, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India
4 Department of Occuloplasty and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Palak Chirania
Department of Ophthalmology, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam
India

Hansen's disease is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which is known to affect the cooler regions of the body. Posterior segment involvement is very rare. We present a case of a leprosy patient with a posterior segment manifestation, panuveitis, and anterior uveitis. The disease is still a significant health problem in developing countries like India. Even completion of anti-leprosy multidrug therapy does not seem to prevent the development of disabilities. Hence, early recognition with proper management is essential.


How to cite this article:
Chirania P, Das D, Agarwal B, Kuri GC. Hansen's disease with ocular manifestations: A case series.TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res 2021;59:379-381


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Chirania P, Das D, Agarwal B, Kuri GC. Hansen's disease with ocular manifestations: A case series. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Oct 7 ];59:379-381
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