Among all the patients with dry eyes, 24 (60%) were found to have positive rheumatoid factor and all the keratitis, scleritis, and episcleritis
patients were seropositive.
These findings were consistent with nodular episcleritis
and anterior scleritis in the RE.
Acute conjunctivitis with episcleritis
and anterior uveitis linked to adiaspiromycosis and freshwater sponges, Amazon region, Brazil, 2005.
Ocular manifestations are of inflammatory type (8) and range from minor (conjunctivitis, iritis, blepharitis, episcleritis
) to major complications (iridocyclitis, keratitis, corneal ulcers and corneal opacity).
It includes conjunctivitis, scleritis, episcleritis
, keratitis, and acute closed angle glaucoma, as well as anterior uveitis.
Conjunctivitis interstitial keratitis episcleritis
and diffuse or nodular scleritis are less common.
Severe allergic keratoconjunctivitis (the main indication in general practice), adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis, uveitis, episcleritis
, scleritis, corneal graft rejection, immunogenic keratitis and uveitis.
(1) Other well-known ocular complications are scleritis, episcleritis
, keratitis, peripheral corneal ulceration, and anterior uveitis.
Later, he developed remarkable redness in his eyes diagnosed as episcleritis
. However, the episcleritis
spontaneously improved and 4 weeks later, he went into a remission, where the urinalysis became normal.
In addition to the symptoms typical of FCAS, patients often also manifest episcleritis
, neurosensorial deafness, and secondary amyloidosis in up to 25% of cases [91, 92].