Syphilis iridocyclitis in a patient with type 1 diabetes

  title={Syphilis iridocyclitis in a patient with type 1 diabetes},
  author={Mario Comassi and A. Natali and Anna Solini},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes investigation},
We present a rare cause of iridocyclitis in a patient with vitiligo and type 1 diabetes who showed poor metabolic control, and suffered from remitting fever, weight loss, fatigue, diffuse arthralgias and reduced visual acuity. Mild systemic symptoms coupled with increased cholestasis enzymes, insulin resistance, mild inflammation and a functioning adrenal gland focused our clinical work-up on granulomatous causes of iridocyclitis. Specific tests confirmed syphilis, with no involvement of the… CONTINUE READING