Unilateral Brucella Dacryoadenitis A Case Report
Unilateral Brusella Dakriyoadeniti
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Keywords:Bruselloz, dakriyoadenit, oküler bruselloz
Brucellosis is a multi-systemic disease with the involvement of several organs and tissues. Ocular brucellosis is a rare type of the disease and manifests most commonly with uveitis, choroiditis, keratitis, and optic neuropathy. Here we report a 49-year-old female, who presented with unilateral dacryoadenitis. Ocular examination, magnetic resonance imaging of the orbits, serology, and blood culture confirmed the diagnosis of brucellosis. Rifampicin and ciprofloxacin were given to the patient for 6 weeks. At the first month control examination, patient’s ocular findings was completely resolved. Therefore we suggest that brucellosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with dacryoadenitis, particularly in endemic regions.
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