iritisiridocyclitisanterior uveitisAcute anterior uveitisinflammation of the eyePosterior uveitisUveitis, anteriorUveitis, posterioruveitis, suppurativeAutoimmune uveitis
Uveitis is the inflammation of the uvea, the pigmented layer that lies between the inner retina and the outer fibrous layer composed of the sclera and cornea.wikipedia
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Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis

Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis (FHI) is a chronic unilateral uveitis appearing with the triad of heterochromia, predisposition to cataract and glaucoma, and keratitic precipitates on the posterior corneal surface.

Crohn's disease

Crohn’s diseaseCrohn diseaseCrohn
Other complications outside the gastrointestinal tract may include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, inflammation of the eye, and tiredness.

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Wegener's granulomatosiscoin lesion, pulmonary
Typical signs and symptoms include nosebleeds, stuffy nose and crustiness of nasal secretions, and inflammation of the uveal layer of the eye.

Sympathetic ophthalmia

ophthalmia, sympatheticsympathetic blindness
Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO) also called spared eye injury is a diffuse granulomatous inflammation of the uveal layer of both eyes following trauma to one eye.


pulmonary sarcoidosissarcoidBoeck's sarcoid
Manifestations in the eye include uveitis, uveoparotitis, and retinal inflammation, which may result in loss of visual acuity or blindness.

Synechia (eye)

synechiaeSynechiaadhesions of the iris
Synechiae can be caused by ocular trauma, iritis or iridocyclitis and may lead to certain types of glaucoma.

Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis

Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome
Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) is a rare medical condition in which there is uveitis (inflammation of the uvea in the eye) together with tubulointerstitial nephritis (inflammation of the tubules inside the kidney).


undulant feverMalta feverBang's disease
The consequences of Brucella infection are highly variable and may include arthritis, spondylitis, thrombocytopenia, meningitis, uveitis, optic neuritis, endocarditis, and various neurological disorders collectively known as neurobrucellosis.


It is a sign of inflammation of the anterior uvea and iris, i.e. iritis, which is a form of anterior uveitis.

Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada disease

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndromeuveomeningoencephalitic syndromeVogt–Koyanagi–Harada syndrome
The most significant manifestation is bilateral, diffuse uveitis, which affects the eyes.

Behçet's disease

Behcet's diseaseBehcet syndromeBehcet's syndrome
Ocular involvement can be in the form of posterior uveitis, anterior uveitis, or retinal vasculitis.

Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki's diseaseKawasaki syndromemucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Anterior uveitis may be present on slit-lamp examination.

Reactive arthritis

arthritis, reactiveReactive arthropathyreiter disease
The manifestations of reactive arthritis include the following triad of symptoms: an inflammatory arthritis of large joints, inflammation of the eyes in the form of conjunctivitis or uveitis, and urethritis in men or cervicitis in women.

Ankylosing spondylitis

Bekhterev’s DiseaseBekhterev's Diseasespondylitis, ankylosing
About 30% of people with AS will also experience anterior uveitis, causing eye pain, redness, and blurred vision.


syphilitictertiary syphilissecondary syphilis
Rare manifestations include liver inflammation, kidney disease, joint inflammation, periostitis, inflammation of the optic nerve, uveitis, and interstitial keratitis.


Non-vertebral signs and symptoms of degenerative or other not-directly-infected inflammation, in the manner of spondyloarthropathies, include asymmetric peripheral arthritis (which is distinct from rheumatoid arthritis), arthritis of the toe interphalangeal joints, sausage digits, Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, costochondritis, iritis, and mucocutaneous lesions.

Birdshot chorioretinopathy

birdshot retinochoroidopathy
Birdshot chorioretinopathy now commonly named "birdshot uveitis" or "HLA-A29 uveitis" is a rare form of bilateral posterior uveitis affecting both eyes.

Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy

Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) is an acquired inflammatory uveitis that belongs to the heterogenous group of white dot syndromes in which light-coloured (yellowish-white) lesions begin to form in the macular area of the retina.

Human leukocyte antigen

HLAhuman leukocyte antigenshuman leukocyte antigen (HLA)
Presence of this type of HLA allele has a relative risk of evolving this disease by approximately 15%.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

juvenile rheumatoid arthritisStill's diseaseJuvenile chronic arthritis
Eye disease: JIA is associated with inflammation in the front of the eye (specifically iridocyclitis, a form of chronic anterior uveitis), which affects about one child in five who has JIA, most commonly girls.

Iris (anatomy)

The uvea consists of the middle layer of pigmented vascular structures of the eye and includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.


FloatersEye floatersVitreous floaters
Patients with retinal tears may experience floaters if red blood cells are released from leaky blood vessels, and those with uveitis or vitritis, as in toxoplasmosis, may experience multiple floaters and decreased vision due to the accumulation of white blood cells in the vitreous humour.

Whipple's disease

Whipple diseaseTropheryma whippleiIntestinal lipodystrophy
Various eye problems, such as uveitis, may occur; this is typically associated with deteriorating vision and pain in the affected eye.


uveal tractUveal diseasesvascular layer
Uveitis is the inflammation of the uvea, the pigmented layer that lies between the inner retina and the outer fibrous layer composed of the sclera and cornea.
See uveitis, choroiditis, iritis, iridocyclitis, anterior uveitis, sympathetic ophthalmia, and uveal melanoma.


choroidalchorioretinalchoroid diseases
The uvea consists of the middle layer of pigmented vascular structures of the eye and includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.