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uveitis

[‚yü·vē′īd·əs]
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Results of necropsy confirmed bilateral uveitis and revealed marked splenomegaly, marked hepatomegaly with necrosis, multifocal mucosal ulcerations of the proventriculus with intraluminal digested blood, and bilateral nephropathy with subcapsular petechiations.
Uveitis is the most common cause of macular edema in patients with MS.
A review of the Uveitis products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Posterior uveitis is a chronic, non-infectious inflammatory disease affecting the posterior segment of the eye, often involving the retina, which is a leading cause of blindness in the developed and developing countries.
Unrecognised uveitis was reported to result in significant visual impairment among Ugandan HIV-infected individuals.
It includes conjunctivitis, scleritis, episcleritis, keratitis, and acute closed angle glaucoma, as well as anterior uveitis.
Expression and ratio of symptoms of a forward and back uveitis in survey samples of patients varied, a lesion of both eyes were symmetric.
In the next few months, his follow up visits showed worsening V/A secondary to repeated attacks of uveitis in both eyes despite getting Azathioprine, three bilateral intraocular injections of Bevacizumab and, systemic as well as intraocular steroids.
This clinical workup and lab reports led to the diagnosis of syphilitic uveitis.
Uveitis causes 10 to 15 percent of all cases of blindness in the United States, and is responsible for an even higher proportion of blindness globally.
In laboratory rat and cell-culture experiments, scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 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.