Equine recurrent uveitis: the viewpoint from the USA.

  title={Equine recurrent uveitis: the viewpoint from the USA.},
  author={B. C. Gilger},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  • B. C. Gilger
  • Published 2010 in Equine veterinary journal. Supplement
Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) is a common disease in horses in the USA. There have been many advances in the treatment of ERU; however, frequent misdiagnosis of ERU occurs in cases of primary corneal or uveal disease. It is critical to remember that primary uveitis (i.e. one bout of inflammation) is a different disease to ERU, which is an immune mediated recurrent uveitis. Standard symptomatic anti-inflammatory therapy is effective to control most cases of ERU; however, some horses require… CONTINUE READING

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