Cytokines and chemokines in uveitis: is there a correlation with clinical phenotype?

  title={Cytokines and chemokines in uveitis: is there a correlation with clinical phenotype?},
  author={Kenneth G-J Ooi and Grazyna Galatowicz and Virginia L Calder and Susan L. Lightman},
  journal={Clinical medicine & research},
  volume={4 4},
Uveitis is a general term for intraocular inflammation and includes a large number of clinical phenotypes. As a group of disorders, it is responsible for 10% of all registered blind patients under the age of 65 years. Immune-mediated uveitis may be associated with a systemic disease or may be localized to the eye. The pro-inflammatory cytokines interleukin (IL)-1beta, IL-2, IL-6, interferon-gamma and tumor necrosis factor-alpha have all been detected within the ocular fluids or tissues in the… CONTINUE READING
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