Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with scleritis?

Updated: Feb 08, 2021
  • Author: Theodore J Gaeta, DO, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Recognition of the problem and timely ophthalmology referral are cornerstones of ED management. Severity of scleritis and depth of involvement determine the urgency of ophthalmology consultation. [5]  Serious systemic illness and initiation of immunosuppressive therapy may require coordination with an internist and/or rheumatologist.


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