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What are the three types of conjunctivitis?
viral, bacterial, or allergic
DDX of Red eye
conjunctivitis, trauma, blepharitis and uveitis
How does blepharitis present?
with inflammation of the eyelid margins
What usually causes blepharitis?
Staphylococcus
What is uveitis?
a nonspecific term used to describe any inflammatory condition of the uveal tract, which is composed of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid
What is iridocyclitis?
inflammation of the iris-ciliary body complex
What structures are involved in posterior uveitis?
chorioretinitis, retinitis, and vitreitis
What are the symptoms of anterior uveitis?
redness, pain, and photophobia
Is the onset of anterior uveitis acute or insidious?
May be either
How is anterior uveitis diagnosed?
Slitlamp examination by an ophthalmologist.
Ddx of uveitis?
autoimmune diseases, infections, malignancies, and other disorders, such as Behçet disease and sarcoidosis
What is the most common disorder associated with anterior uveitis in children?
pauciarticular form of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).
What is the most common cause of posterior uveitis?
Toxoplasmosis