The eye in systemic inflammatory diseases.

@article{Mccluskey2004TheEI,
  title={The eye in systemic inflammatory diseases.},
  author={Peter Mccluskey and Richard James Powell},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2004},
  volume={364 9451},
  pages={2125-33}
}
Systemic inflammatory diseases commonly affect the sclera, cornea, retina, and orbit, and can pose a serious threat to sight. They encompass both primary and secondary vasculitic disorders and specific granulomatous inflammatory conditions. As well as direct eye involvement from the systemic inflammatory process, there can be signs of ocular ischaemia due to carotid or ophthalmic arteritis, hypertensive retinopathy, and ocular complications such as chloroquine maculopathy related to anti… CONTINUE READING

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