What are the possible ophthalmologic complications of ankylosing spondylitis?

Updated: May 15, 2020
  • Author: Jean Deschênes, MD, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Anterior and posterior segment inflammation is greater with uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis than it is with idiopathic uveitis, especially if ocular surgery is performed.


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