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Featured Article for May 14, 2022

Kyrieleis Plaques

Kyrieleis plaques are also referred to as “Kyrieleis vasculitis”, “Kyrieleis arteriolitis”, “nodular periarteritis”, “segmental retinal periarteritis” or “segmental retinal arteritis” in the literature.

Kyrieleis plaques represent a rare fundus examination finding, first described in an eye with presumed tuberculous uveitis by Werner Kyrieleis, in 1933. They appear as multiple, segmental yellowish-white lesions, affecting retinal arterial branches in a beaded pattern usually adjacent to active inflammation.

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