Uveitis in Children: Diagnosis and Management

Anju Gupta, A V Ramanan

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Abstract

Uveitis is a term used to describe inflammation of uvea, which is the middle layer of eye. It is an important cause of blindness in children in both developed and developing countries. Delayed diagnosis, inadequate treatment and risk of amblyopia are some of the factors that are unique to childhood uveitis and are responsible for significant morbidity seen with this disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-77
Number of pages7
JournalIndian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume83
Issue number1
Early online date30 Sep 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016

Keywords

  • Uveitis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Methotrexate

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