Painless Posterior Scleritis: A Rare Presentation

2021 Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons  
Posterior scleritis is an underdiagnosed condition due to its rarity and is frequently misdiagnosed due to its varied presentation.1 Therefore, it is imperative to know that it can present clinically as exudative retinal detachment, proptosis, disc oedema, choroidal folds, subretinal mass, and myositis. We report a case of 48-year female who presented with gradual, progressive loss of vision in left eye. There were multiple exudative retinal detachments with choroidal folds and disc oedema.
more » ... asonography (USG) B scan and contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) orbit revealed the classic T-sign. With oral steroids, she improved clinically. Posterior scleritis is a painful condition, but the patient did not report any pain in or around the globe, which makes this case a unique experience. Key Words: Posterior scleritis, Exudative retinal detachment, T-sign.
doi:10.29271/jcpsp.2021.05.594 pmid:34027877 fatcat:s5yodubl6bexjeybagf4awjyg4