Which ocular findings suggest relapsing polychondritis (RP)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Nicholas Compton, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Other ocular findings may include the following:

  • Peripheral ulcerative keratitis is found in 4% of patients and has been associated with perforation, endophthalmitis, and bilateral enucleation

  • Papilledema, visual field defects, ptosis, lid retraction, proptosis, and cataracts may also be found on examination


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