Uveitis

Uveitis

Inflammation of uveal tract (iris, ciliary body and choroid).

Anterior uveitis is important in many rheumatological disease – 50% are idiopathic; 30-40% are associated with HLA-B27 and no arthritic symptoms; up to 10% associated with ankylosing spondylitis and Reiter’s syndrome; also associated with juvenile chronic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

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