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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

Ocular Manifestations in Rheumatoid Arthritis and their Co-Relation with Anti Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies

Dr. Indira Pegu, Dr. Bharoti S. Puzari, Dr. Sanjeeb Kakati, Dr. Gargi Choudhury

Aims &Objective: To study ocular manifestations in RA & co- relate with Anti CCP Ab. Materials& Method: 114 patients attending Rheumatology & Ophthalmology OPD of a tertiary care hospital were screened . Examination and tests : Detailed slit lamp examination,BCVA by Snellen's chart,IOP taken by Goldman's tonomerty.Schirmer's & ocular staining score done . Dilated fundus examined by IDO . Chi square test used to co - relate their significance & P value calculated. Results : 42.10 %(48) of 114 cases had ocular manifestation .Dry eye being commonest 31.57 % (36) followed by cataract in 6 (5.26%) of cases. 1 case each of Sjogren's syndrome & scleritis . 1.75% (2) cases had peripheral keratitis , anterior uveitis & episcleritis each . Strong association seen between presence of Anti CCP Ab & ocular manifestation by significant P value Conclusion: Ocular manifestations are significant extra articular manifestation .Flaring up of ocular manifestation may signal impending deterioration or relapse of RA.

Keywords: RA, Ocular manifestation, dry eye, Anti CCP antibodies

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

Pages: 755 - 761


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Dr. Indira Pegu, Dr. Bharoti S. Puzari, Dr. Sanjeeb Kakati, Dr. Gargi Choudhury, "Ocular Manifestations in Rheumatoid Arthritis and their Co-Relation with Anti Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20201900, Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019, 755 - 761

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