panuveitis


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panuveitis

(pan'yū-vē-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the uveal tract involving both the anterior segment (iris and ciliary body) and the posterior segment (choroid).

ir·i·do·cy·clo·cho·roid·i·tis

(ir'i-dō-sī'klō-kōr'oyd-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the iris, involving the ciliary body and the choroid.
Synonym(s): panuveitis.

panuveitis

Inflammation of the entire UVEAL TRACT-the iris, the ciliary body and the CHOROID.
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Foster, "Multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis: Immunomodulatory therapy," Ophthalmology, vol.
Spaide, "Fundus autofluorescence in multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis" American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
In the eye it is characterized by bilateral granulomatous panuveitis that initially presents as diffuse choroiditis with multifocal serous detachments that may coalesce into an exudative retinal detachment.
Patients with posterior or panuveitis were treated with systemic steroids (prednisone 1 mg/kg/day) in addition to topical steroid treatment.
Ophthalmicmanifestations, especially in chronic brucellosis, include posterior uveitis in about 40% of patients and anterior, intermediate, or panuveitis in another 15% each.
The present study aims to compare the effect of intravitreal bevacizumab in uveitic macular edema in patients with different etiologies: idiopathic intermediate uveitis, Behcet's disease, idiopathic panuveitis, and presumed ocular tuberculosis uveitis.
However, panuveitis was more common in male patients [63].
At four months of golimumab treatment, he developed redness in both eyes, impaired vision, and photosensitivity, and he was diagnosed with bilateral panuveitis by the ophthalmology department.
In Japan, it is approved for the indications of "the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (including inhibition of the progression of structural damage), the treatment of plaque psoriasis, arthritic psoriasis, pustular psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis,** intestinal Behcet's disease, non-infectious uveitis, posterior uveitis or panuveitis, induction and maintenance therapy for moderate to severely active Crohn's disease (administer HUMIRA to patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy), and treatment of moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (administer HUMIRA to patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy)."
Of the remaining 5 patients, 3 had intermediate uveitis and 2 had panuveitis.
Panuveitis, papilledema, retinitis, chorioretinitis, irregular-edged tonic pupil unresponsive to light (Argyll-Robertson pupil) and rarely retinal detachment can be seen (11).