Uveíte associada à artrite reumatóide juvenil

Uveíte associada à artrite reumatóide juvenil

Autores:

Stella Maria Rosa Olivalves,
Ana Maria Noriega Petrille,
Maria Cristina Martins,
Myung Kyu Kim,
Mariza Toledo de Abreu,
Maria Odete Esteves Hilário,
Ana Maria Soares Rolim

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.56 no.5 São Paulo out. 1993

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19930023

SUMMARY

We studied 54 patients with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA).

From these, 5 had nongranulomatous Iridocyclitis and two with serious complications: the atrophy of the eye.

Eighty per cent of the cases (4 cases) did not present any complain or had their ocular disease diagnosed before to be examined at the Ophthalmology Department. We emphasize the importance of early diagnosis. since there is usually no symptoms and the complications may cause blindness.

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