A nonspecific term used to describe any intraocular inflammatory disorder
Symptoms vary depending on depth of involvement and associated conditions.
The uvea is the middle layer of the...
Decreased visual acuity
Pain, photophobia, blurring of vision (1)[C]
Anterior uveitis (~80% of patients with uveitis) (1)[C]
Generally acute in onset
Deep eye pain
Outpatient care with urgent ophthalmologic consultation
Medical therapy is best initiated following full ophthalmologic evaluation.
Treatment of underlying cause, if identified
Complete history and physical to evaluate for associated systemic disease
Ophthalmologic follow-up as recommended by consultant
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H20.9 Unspecified iridocyclitis
H30.90 Unspecified chorioretinal inflammation, unspecified eye
H20.019 Primary iridocyclitis, unspecified eye
H20.039 Secondary infectious iridocyclitis, unspec...
Symptoms vary depending on depth of involvement and associated conditions but should be suspected when eye pain is associated with visual changes.
Severe or unresponsive uveitis may req...
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