Epidemiologic and etiologic patterns of uveitis in a University Hospital.

[Epidemiologic and etiologic patterns of uveitis in a University Hospital]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2019 Jun 01;: Authors: Neiter E, Conart JB, Baumann C, Rousseau H, Zuily S, Angioi-Duprez K Abstract INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiologic characteristics of adult uveitis evaluated at the regional center of excellence specializing in systemic and autoimmune disease in the Nancy university medical center. The secondary objectives were to describe the progression over time of the various etiologies and to identify local specificities. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed a retrospective epidemiological study of patients diagnosed with uveitis. All patients were referred to the regional center of excellence of the Nancy university medical center between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2016. Patients under 18 years of age, patients with a first episode of acute anterior uveitis, as well as patients for whom the etiological diagnosis was made by the ophthalmologist with no need of internal medicine referral, were excluded. Age, gender, laterality, site of inflammation, clinical signs, etiology (infectious, non-infectious or idiopathic, as well as diagnosis), and date of first consultation were recorded. RESULTS: Six hundred and ninetypatients were included, with 59 % women and a mean age of 49 years. The uveitis was unilateral in 53 % of cases. Panuveitis was the most common form (52 %, N=358), f...
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