Year : 2016 | Volume : 4 | Issue : 3 | Page : 177 - 178  

Case Reports
Posner Schlossman Syndrome - A Case Report

Arvind Rathod

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Telangana

Corresponding Author:

Dr. Arvind Rathod,                                                                              Received: 14-12-2015

Email:                                                           Accepted: 08-05-16


A 23 year old female patient presented to Ophthalmology OPD with complaints of left sided headache since one month, it was sudden in onset and was associated with redness, watering, photophobia and blurring of vision. There were about 8-10 episodes, each lasted for 1-2 days with asymptomatic period between the attacks. Left eye showed fine keratic precipitates with grade 2 flare and cells in anterior chamber. Pupils were mid-dilated and sluggishly reacting. IOP in left eye was 38 mmHg. Patient was started on topical steroids, oral Acetazolamide and topical anti glaucoma medication. Patient was followed after 3 days, showed decrease in inflammation and IOP of 22.00mm Hg in left eye, Gonioscopy revealed open angles and Humphreys visual field test showed no obvious visual field defects. Dilated fundus examination showed normal optic discs. Patients were followed regularly for IOP and any obvious optic disc and visual field defects.

Key words: Posner Schlossman syndrome, Glaucomatocyclitis crisis, Intraocular pressure (IOP), Inflammation, Visual field


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