International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018


Aetiological Study of Anterior Uveitis in a Tertiary Hospital in Assam

Dr. Labanya Hira, Dr. B. S. Puzari


Abstract: Aim-To determine the clinical presentation and aetiology of anterior uveitis. Methods- This cross sectional observational study was conducted among 71patients below 20 years of age, attending the ophthalmology outpatient department of Assam Medical College & Hospital, between June, 2016 to May, 2017. Results- Acute, unilateral, nongranulomatous presentation were more common. Males were predominantly affected. Majority cases were idiopathic followed by HLA B27 associated uveitis, herpetic uveitis, traumatic uveitis. Conclusion- Determination of aetiology of anterior uveitis is one of the most difficult problems in ophthalmology. A thorough history, physical examination and investigations are essential to reach a definite diagnosis.


Keywords: Anterior uveitis, Assam, Idiopathic, HLA B27 associated uveitis, herpetic uveitis


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,


Pages: 1658 - 1661


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Dr. Labanya Hira, Dr. B. S. Puzari, "Aetiological Study of Anterior Uveitis in a Tertiary Hospital in Assam", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20183540, Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018, 1658 - 1661

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