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Coxsackievirus B3-associated panuveitis.
  1. W Förster,
  2. A A Bialasiewicz and
  3. H Busse
  1. University Eye Hospital Münster, Germany.


    A 29-year-old woman suffered from headaches, diarrhoea, and high grade fever followed by a unilateral retinal vasculitis, papillitis, and chorioretinitis. Abnormal electrocardiographic findings and antibody titre dynamics strongly suggested a coxsackievirus B3 infection. With respect to prior observations on coxsackievirus B group associated uveitis this viral infection may be considered in patients with well defined extraocular manifestations and uveitis.

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