Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction: paradoxical worsening of tuberculosis chorioretinitis following initiation of antituberculous therapy

Eye (Lond). 2009 Jun;23(6):1472-3. doi: 10.1038/eye.2008.204. Epub 2008 Jul 4.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Antitubercular Agents / adverse effects*
  • Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
  • Chorioretinitis / drug therapy
  • Chorioretinitis / microbiology*
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Fever / etiology
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis / isolation & purification
  • Prednisolone / therapeutic use
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Tuberculosis, Lymph Node / drug therapy*
  • Tuberculosis, Ocular / drug therapy
  • Tuberculosis, Ocular / microbiology*

Substances

  • Antitubercular Agents
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Prednisolone