When are lab studies unhelpful in the diagnosis of uveitis?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Monalisa N Muchatuta , MD, MS; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Laboratory studies are unlikely to be helpful in cases of mild, unilateral nongranulomatous uveitis in the following settings:

  • Trauma
  • Known systemic disease
  • History and physical not suggestive of systemic disease

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