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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 13

Clinical approach to a case of anterior uveitis - A non-systematic review

1 Centre for Sight, New Delhi, India
2 Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Mithun Thulasidas
Sankara Eye Hospital, Sathy Road, Sivanandapuram, Coimbatore - 641 035, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/pajo.pajo_81_21

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Anterior uveitis is the most common form of uveitis, with varying incidences reported in the literature. Anterior uveitis can be benign at the time of presentation; however, it often can lead to severe morbidity if not managed appropriately. The present article assists ophthalmologists in correctly diagnosing anterior uveitis and improving the quality of patient care. It is essential to go into the detailed history of the patient complaints. A thorough and detailed extraocular and ocular examination should be done. Ophthalmologists need to work up each case in a systematic manner.

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