Visual loss associated with pediatric uveitis in english primary and referral centers.

@article{Edelsten2003VisualLA,
  title={Visual loss associated with pediatric uveitis in english primary and referral centers.},
  author={Clive Edelsten and M Ashwin Reddy and Miles R Stanford and Elizabeth M. Graham},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={135 5},
  pages={676-80}
}
PURPOSE Pediatric uveitis is rare and has been reported to cause increased rates of visual loss compared with adult patients. The reasons for this are unclear. Only one study has been population-based, so the effect of referral bias is not known. We examined the pattern of disease in primary and referral centers to establish the unique characteristics of uveitis in children. DESIGN Case control study. METHODS Retrospective, multicenter, observational study of uveitis starting before the age… CONTINUE READING