Pediatric uveitis inflammation control required tight classification, collaboration

Strict etiology classifications and close cooperation between pediatric rheumatologists and ophthalmologists contributed significantly to early inflammation control and long-term prognosis of pediatric uveitis, according to a retrospective data analysis.Researchers at Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland evaluated the demographics, etiologies, complications, treatments and visual prognoses of pediatric uveitis patients (median age, 9 years) who initially presented between January 2000 and December 2009.

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