Scleritis incidence drops 34% in UK over 22 years, ‘likely’ due to improved IMID care

The incidence of scleritis declined by about a third in the United Kingdom between 1997 and 2018, according to data published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Researchers further wrote that scleritis had multiple, significant associations with as many as 19 infectious and immune‐mediated inflammatory diseases (I-IMIDs). The strongest of these associations were reported with granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Behçet’s Disease, Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Crohn’s disease and sarcoidosis.
“It has been long-recognized

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