Iritis

This is also called anterior uveitis  since it is inflammation of the anterior structures of the eye. It may also occur in systemic diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis, sarcoidosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis of the juvenile type, Reiter's syndroem and in Behcet's disease. It may also occur in infections such as tuberculosis, leprosy and onhcocerciasis. It may be idiopathic.


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