uveitis

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uveitis

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Applying the International Uveitis Study Group criteria, we classified uveitis into the following subtypes according to the site of inflammation: anterior uveitis, intermediate uveitis, posterior uveitis, or panuveitis (20,21).
TABLE International Study Group criteria for the diagnosis of Behcet's disease * (3) Recurrent oral ulceration Minor aphthous, major aphthous, or herpetiform ulceration that has recurred at least 3 times in a 12-month period Plus 2 of the following: Recurrent genital ulceration Aphthous ulceration or scarring Eye lesions Anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis, or cells in the vitreous on slit lamp examination; or retinal vacuities observed by an ophthalmologist Cutaneous lesions Erythema nodosum, pseudofolliculitis, or papulopustular lesions; or acneiform nodules in a post-adolescent patient not receiving corticosteroids Positive pathergy test Read by the physician at 24-48 h * Findings applicable only in the absence of another clinical explanation.
Among classified uveitis, posterior uveitis was found in 46%, intermediate uveitis in 10% and anterior uveitis in 7% of the patients.