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OCULAR INFECTION UPDATE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 2-10

Infectious uveitis: An enigma


1 Department of Uvea, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Uvea, Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata, India

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Parthopratim Dutta Majumder
Department of Uvea, Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 006, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/meajo.MEAJO_252_16

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Infectious uveitis accounts for majority of the cases of uveitis in developing countries. It also encompasses an array of various microorganisms and their clinical presentations. Some of these infectious uveitic entities are familiar, while others are newly emerging in the global ophthalmic world. Many of these entities are also a major cause of morbidity and mortality, and appropriate, timely management is required to save not the eye, but life of the patient. This review highlights the ocular manifestations of various infectious uveitic entities, relevant to the ophthalmologist.


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