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inflammation of the sclera

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Keratitis was observed in 3 patients (3%), scleritis in 1 patient (1%), and episcleritis in 1 patient (1%).
Bilateral auricular chondritis Nonerosive inflammatory polyarthritis Nasal chondritis Ocular inflammation (conjunctivitis, scleritis, uveitis) Respiratory tract chondritis (laryngeal and tracheal cartilages) Vestibulocochlear dysfunction (hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo)
A 51-year-old Caucasian woman presented to the rheumatology clinic with refractory scleritis and inflammatory polyarthritis.
Conjunctivitis interstitial keratitis episcleritis and diffuse or nodular scleritis are less common.
The presenting symptoms are variable and may include renal involvement (67%), arthralgias (48%), fever (37%), skin involvement (30%), respiratory tract involvement (27%), myalgias (22%), scleritis (15%) and other manifestations (18%) (3).
RA manifestations examined included joint deformities/contractures (defined as loss of more than 20% of range of motion, lax collaterals, malalignment, or subluxation), radiographic evidence of joint damage, joint replacement surgeries, and extra-articular manifestations (subcutaneous nodules and ocular [keratoconjunctivitis sicca, episcleritis, scleritis, scleromalacia, or uveitis], pulmonary [pleuritis, pleural effusion, pulmonary nodules, interstitial lung disease, or pulmonary fibrosis], cardiac [pericarditis, myocarditis, valvular nodules, or coronary vasculitis], and neurologic [neuropathies, peripheral neuropathy, or mononeuritis multiplex] manifestations).
A 29-year-old African-American female initially presented during a pregnancy with scleritis, nasal and aural chondritis, inflammatory arthritis, and axonal neuropathy.
Subjects with H/O ocular trauma, Cataract surgery, any intraocular surgery, ocular diseases like Uveitis, corneal ulcer, corneal opacities, scleritis were excluded from study.
Severe allergic keratoconjunctivitis (the main indication in general practice), adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis, uveitis, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal graft rejection, immunogenic keratitis and uveitis.
Tumor necrosis factor alpha blockade with infliximab for refractory uveitis and scleritis.
1) Other well-known ocular complications are scleritis, episcleritis, keratitis, peripheral corneal ulceration, and anterior uveitis.
Moderate to high-dose GCs, possibly combined with other immunosuppressant drugs, are used in severe extra-articular disease including serositis, vasculitis and scleritis.
XOMA said that in November 2011 it launched a similar POC clinical programme, which included studies in three separate indications: moderate to severe inflammatory acne vulgaris, erosive inflammatory osteoarthritis of the hand, and non-anterior scleritis.
Extra articular features include anaemia (not related to iron deficiency anaemia) fatigue, neuropathy, vasculitis, scleritis.