2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
12 Retina and Vitreous
Part II: Disorders of the Retina and Vitreous
Chapter 11: Focal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation
Infectious Retinal and Choroidal Inflammation
Ebola Virus Panuveitis
Ebola virus (EBOV) causes a severe and fatal hemorrhagic fever in humans; the mortality rate is as high as 90%. Among survivors, uveitis has been described; there has been 1 report of severe panuveitis that occurred after the patient experienced a complete systemic recovery but still had persistent viral replication in the aqueous humor.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.