International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG) has categorised uveitis as anterior uveitis, intermediate uveitis
, posterior uveitis and an additional term, panuveitis, has also been explicated.1
However, clinical presentations of other conditions also were identified (anterior uveitis, intermediate uveitis
, retinitis, and optic nerveedema).
Out of 60 eyes, 17eyes (28.3%) suffered from FHI, 14 eyes (23.3%) from Idiopathic anterior uveitis, 14 eyes (23.3%) from VKH, 8 eyes (13.3%) from Intermediate uveitis
, 4 eyes (6.7%) from Panuveitis and 1 eye (1.7%) each from TB, Sarcoidosis & Toxoplasmosis.
Presence of signs in the vitreous indicative of intermediate uveitis
were also recorded from scanning laser ophthalmoscope imaging.
Orefice, "Intermediate uveitis
," Seminars in Ophthalmology, vol.
The majority of cases of intermediate uveitis
are idiopathic but systemic diseases which may be associated with intermediate uveitis
include sarcoidosis, syphilis, multiple sclerosis, Behcet's disease and Lyme disease.
numbers 8-48), fifteen patients had no prior history of uveitis, and five patients were diagnosed with chronic uveitis of which one was a posterior and another an intermediate uveitis
. Thirteen patients had acute first time iritis.
Bouchenaki and Herbort (17) reported that among 105 FUS patients, 77.1% with posterior segment manifestation had been referred with incorrect diagnoses (intermediate uveitis
, 56.8%; posterior uveitis, 8.1%; panuveitis, 12.2%) and that their diagnosis were delayed by 3 years on average.
is the most common form of uveitis seen in MS and is characterized by vitreous condensation and snowball-like structures in the pars plana and peripheral retina.
Typically, patients present in the 5th to 7th decade with a masquerade syndrome of a chronic intermediate uveitis
Kinyas and Esgin share their management of intermediate uveitis
and retinal periphlebitis in a 40-year-old female patient who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 12 years earlier and had been treated with interferon beta-1a for the previous 7 years.
Ten patients had idiopathic intermediate uveitis
, 9 patients had Behcet's disease, 10 had idiopathic panuveitis, and twelve patients had presumed ocular tuberculosis uveitis.