Quiz Feb/Mar 2020

History A 92-year-old female patient was referred for a three-month history of a left conjunctival growth with ocular irritation. Her past medical history included: hypertension, back pain and osteoarthritis, all of which were controlled by medication. On examination: vision in...

Quiz Dec/Jan 2020

History A 69-year-old female patient was referred to the uveitis clinic from her local district general hospital with a left posterior uveitis which had been unresponsive to high dose steroids. She had no other previous ophthalmic history nor significant systems...

Oct/Nov 2019 Quiz

History A 62-year-old female patient was referred for rapid growth of a left periorbital soft tissue lesion with proptosis. Her past medical history included: hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and bipolar disorder. On examination: vision in the affected eye was hand movements, right...

Aug/Sep 2019 Quiz

History A 73-year-old female patient was referred for rapid growth of two new lesions on the face. She had past medical history of systemic lymphoma. On examination, there was a palpable mass over the left superior orbital region and the...

Apr/May 2019 Quiz

History A 68-year-old female patient was referred from her GP with bilateral conjunctival lesions on her upper eyelids which cause local irritation and dry eyes. Her past ophthalmic history is uneventful. However, systemically she has history of high blood pressure...

Feb/Mar 2019 Quiz

History A 31-year-old female patient presented with history of gradual downward displacement of the globe over the last six months. The superotemporal mass then became palpable (Figure 1). Lateral orbitotomy was performed following CT scans (Figure 2). Figure 1. Figure...

Dec/Jan 2019 Quiz

History A 72-year-old male presented to his GP with a large ulcerated lesion on his right lower eyelid present for six months and enlarging in size. He had an urgent referral to a tertiary centre for specialised examination. The lesion...

Oct/Nov 2018 Quiz

History A 37-year-old male was referred from the Emergency Eye Clinic with a swollen right upper eyelid. Symptom relieved with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The initial clinical diagnosis was dacryoadenitis. The patient presented again six weeks later with 3mm proptosis,...

Aug/Sep 2018 Quiz

History A seven-year-old girl presented with a presumed papillomatous lesion on right inferior fornix (Figure 1). Her parents said the lesion was increasing in size for two weeks. CT scans (Figure 2) revealed a lesion occupying the right medial canthus....

Jun/Jul 2018 Quiz

History A 35-year-old woman had a long-standing left blind eye following extensive exudative retinal detachment in the past. She later developed increasing pain in her blind eye. Her medical history includes pheochromocytoma resected five years ago, and she is currently...

Apr/May 2018 Quiz

History A 57-year-old lady presents with a right subconjunctival lesion which has been increasing in size for three months (Figure 1). She has never had vision problems other than presbyopia. Past medical history: hypertension and asthma. On examination, she had...

Feb/Mar 2018 Quiz

History A 48-year-old farmer with gradual worsening vision in her only eye was referred by her optician. She had recently moved to the UK and required an interpreter during consultation. She seemed to have had vision problems since childhood. Although...