Prevalence of spondyloarthritis in 504 Chinese patients with HLA-B27-associated acute anterior uveitis.

@article{Chung2009PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of spondyloarthritis in 504 Chinese patients with HLA-B27-associated acute anterior uveitis.},
  author={Y-M Chung and H P Liao and K-C Lin and Y-C Lin and C-T Chou and C-H Chen and C-P Tsai},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={84-90}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of spondyloarthritis (SpA) and the clinical features of human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-B27-associated acute anterior uveitis (HLA-B27 uveitis) in Chinese patients. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study using a structured chart review to record the complete ocular history, including the onset of uveitis, month of uveitis attack, specific eye involvement, the time of first attack, and rheumatic manifestations from 1987 to 2004. A total of 504… CONTINUE READING