What is the role of purified protein derivative (PPD) in the workup of ophthalmologic manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis?

Updated: May 15, 2020
  • Author: Jean Deschênes, MD, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Purified protein derivative (PPD) should be performed to rule out tuberculosis as a cause of the uveitis.


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