Uveitis en pacientes con espondiloartropatías seronegatives. Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe, Medellín, Colombia

Carlos Andrés Molina, Jorge Hernando Donado, Liliana María Vélez, Natalia Andrea Martínez, Ana Isabel Rivera

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    Objective: To describe the inflammatory ocular manifestations in patients with diagnosis of spondyloarthropathies. Design: Descriptive study, longitudinal series of cases. Methods: In patients fulfilling inclusion criteria was carried out a complete ophthalmologic examination. The medical histories were revised. Data were registered in a previously built form. Results and conclusions: Frequency of uveitis, 37.5%;unilateral, 88.9%;and bilateral, 11.1%;not alternating, 88.9%;recurrence, 77.8%; anterior uveitis, 88.9%; cataracts were the main complication; in most of the patients the inflammation was resolved spontaneously; ocular inflammation usually was present after the beginning of the systemic symptoms. The most frequent spondyloarthropathy was ankylosing spondylitis in 58.3%. In conclusion, this study describes the connection between uveitis and spondyloarthropathies as given in the literature and it represents the first study showing this relationship behavior in Medellin, Colombia.

    Título traducido de la contribuciónUveitis in patients with diagnosis of seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe, Medellín, Colombia
    Idioma originalEspañol
    Páginas (desde-hasta)382-385
    Número de páginas4
    PublicaciónColombia Medica
    Volumen38
    N.º4
    EstadoPublicada - oct. 2007

    Palabras clave

    • Spondyloartrhopathmies
    • Uveitis

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