What types of anterior uveitis are associated with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

What types of anterior uveitis are associated with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?

The two major types of uveitis associated with JIA are described in the below table

Anterior Uveitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Acute UveitisChronic Uveitis
Disease associationSpondyloarthropathyOligoarticular JIA
Lab markersHLA-B27 antigenPositive ANA
SymptomsPainful, red, photophobic eyeNone
ComplicationsFewSynechiae, cataract, glaucoma, band keratopathy
Necessity of slit-lamp screeningNoYes

ANA , antinuclear antibody; HLA-B27 , human leukocyte antigen-B27; JIA , juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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