Challenges of Childhood Uveitis

  title={Challenges of Childhood Uveitis},
  author={Reem Abdwani},
  journal={Sultan Qaboos University medical journal},
  volume={9 3},
  • Reem Abdwani
  • Published 2009 in Sultan Qaboos University medical journal
Chronic uveitis is a rare, but potentially sight-threatening disease. The most common cause of chronic non-infectious uveitis is "idiopathic uveitis". However, some systemic diseases are associated with chronic uveitis in children and are discussed. Chronic uveitis merits special consideration in children. The unique differences in children are highlighted with special consideration for the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges encountered in their management. While corticosteroids remain the… CONTINUE READING