What is the focus of history in uveitis?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Monalisa N Muchatuta , MD, MS; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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While most cases of uveitis are idiopathic, a history focused on identifying a potential underlying systemic cause (eg, in young adult men, conjunctivitis, urethritis, and polyarthritis suggest reactive arthritis) is necessary in order to determine if workup is needed.


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