Review of pediatric uveitis

Kelly L. Groppi, Janet K. Kim, Debra A. Goldstein*

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Uveitis is a significant cause of blindness and vision loss in children and encompasses a diverse group of disease processes. It is important that physicians become familiar with presenting symptoms and signs of uveitis. Early recognition and referral to a uveitis specialist is key in preventing irreversible vision loss. Aggressive management with anti-inflammatory medications and immunosuppressive agents may be necessary. This chapter will provide an introduction to common causes of pediatric uveitis, as well as a discussion of classification, etiologies, work-up, and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-311
Number of pages11
JournalCurrent Pediatric Reviews
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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