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what is the uvea

the iris + ciliary body + choroid

2

where does ant uveitis affect

iris and ciliary body in 75-90% of cases

3

Most common in who? may be what? usually where?

most common in working age people
may be recurrent
usually unilateral but may alternate

4

Presentation of Ant uveitis

pain
photophobia
circumcorneal redness
reduced VA
lacrimation
constricted pupil (due to iris spasm)

5

What may be seen on a slit lamp imaging

inflam cells on corneal surface

cells and flare in aqueous

hypopyon

synechiae (iris and lens adhesion) - can lead to irregular pupil

6

what percent of Ant uveitis is has an idiopathic cause

50%

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What disease is ass w/ Ant uveitis

ankylosing spondylitis
IBD
psoriasis
sarcoidosis

infections

8

what infections are ass w ant uveitis

HSV/VZV, TB, Syphilis, CMV, toxoplasmosis

9

Management of uveitis

topical steroids
cycloplegia to prevent synechiae

10

Posterior and Pan-uveitis
- what do they affect?
-associations?

- choroid, retina and optic nerve head (posterior) OR all of uveal tract (panuveitis)

- ass w lymphoma, sarcoid, HSV/VZV, TB

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Intermediate uveitis - affects? features? associations?

-primarily affects vitreous
-floaters, decreased VA
-ass w MS, sarcoidosis, lymphoma

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