uveitis


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inflammation of the uvea of the eye

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The ophthalmic examination was unchanged from the previous examination with severe bilateral uveitis apparent on slit-lamp biomicroscopy; however, the left eye at that time had extensive hyphema that largely obscured the anterior chamber (Fig 1C).
Uveitis is an inflammation of the uveal tract and is rarely observed in MS (2).
Non-infectious intermediate and posterior uveitis (NIU) represents 10%-15% of uveitis cases, and is the 4th cause of blindness, affects about 250,000 patients in North America and Europe.
This study confirmed this association and also identified low education levels and uveitis as predictors.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Uveitis and enlists all their major and minor projects
Medidur is an injectable micro-insert designed to treat posterior uveitis that provides sustained release of flucinolone acetonide (a corticosteroid) for three years.
2,3] Firstly, uveitis is generally clinically underdiagnosed owing to lack of ophthalmological expertise.
Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, called the uvea or uveal tract.
The uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis and other HLA-B2 7-positive axial spondyloarthropathies is distinctive: It's an anterior uveitis, meaning it occurs in front of the lens.
However, parallel studying of immunologic and immunobiochemical features of uveitis at patients with a syndrome of VKH, wasn't carried out in the sufficient volume, which made a subject of our research.
Writing for both the practicing ophthalmologist and the ophthalmologist in training, Jones (a director of the uveitis service at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, England) presents a clinical discussion of the intraocular inflammatory disease known as uveitis.
Keywords: Behcet\'s disease, Ocular disease, Uveitis, Infliximab, Anti TNF-alpha drugs.
Uveitis is the most common ocular manifestation of acquired syphilis.
In laboratory rat and cell-culture experiments, the scientists found that metformin, which is commonly used to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes, also substantially reduced the effects of uveitis, an inflammation of the tissues just below the outer surface of the eyeball.