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194 Possible Causes for Blepharitis, Iritis, Uveitis

  • Scleritis and Episcleritis

    Red Eye Diagnosis 9 Blepharitis Dry Eye Conjunctivitis Subconjunctival Haemorrhage Episcleritis And Scleritis Corneal Causes Of Red Eye Iritis Endophthalmitis Test Questions[ophthalmologytraining.com] The PPVs for individual uveitis codes ranged from 0% to 100%, and 11 uveitis codes had a PPV exceeding 80%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other conditions that have symptoms similar to scleritis include: episcleritis, which is an inflammation of superficial vessels in the outermost layer of the eye (episclera) blepharitis[healthline.com]

  • Anterior Uveitis

    Those viruses can cause a wide spectrum of ocular disease, which comprises a number of clinical presentations: blepharitis, keratoconjunctivitis, dendritic epithelial keratitis[healio.com] Anterior uveitis is the more common of the two.[mastereyeassociates.com] Of note, other forms of uveitis are intermediate uveitis (pars planitis and cyclitis), posterior uveitis (choroiditis), and panuveitis (inflammation of all parts of the uvea[symptoma.com]

  • Syphilis

    For emergency physicians it is important to be aware of iritis, uveitis, or chorioretinitis as ocular manifestations of neurosyphilis especially in this high-risk population[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment with intravenous aqueous penicillin-G 24 million units per day for 14 days led to complete resolution of uveitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Less common presentations include patchy alopecia, anterior uveitis, meningitis, cranial nerve palsies, hepatitis, splenomegaly, periostitis and glomerulonephritis.[patient.info]

  • Iritis

    Patients with inflammatory eye diseases are at risk for ocular vaccinial diseases, including blepharitis, iritis , and keratitis. See Also Nearby Words[wordhippo.com] About 34% of the patients with anterior uveitis, including iritis, has idiopathic etiology.[symptoma.com] Causes of Uveitis Uveitis has approximately 60 different causes. It may result from a virus, a fungus, or a parasite.[spokaneeye.com]

  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

    Ocular involvement occurs in 20-70% of patients with herpes zoster ophthalmicus and may include blepharitis, keratoconjunctivitis, iritis, scleritis, and acute retinal necrosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anterior uveitis develops in 40–50% of cases with HZO within 2 weeks of onset of the skin rashes.[en.wikipedia.org] The PPVs for individual uveitis codes ranged from 0% to 100%, and 11 uveitis codes had a PPV exceeding 80%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Granulomatous Iritis

    Those viruses can cause a wide spectrum of ocular disease, which comprises a number of clinical presentations: blepharitis, keratoconjunctivitis, dendritic epithelial keratitis[healio.com] One patient was inadvertently rechallenged with metipranolol, and the iritis recurred.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In one community-based study, anterior uveitis accounted for more than 90% of all cases of uveitis seen.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Conjunctivitis

    Abstract Red eye and relapsing conjunctivitis-blepharitis are among the most common ocular disease in elderly patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] conjunctivitis epidemiology treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis treatment of viral conjunctivitis treatment of allergic conjunctivitis conjunctivitis (comparison with iritis[gpnotebook.co.uk] […] squamous steroids Stevens-Johnson syndrome symptoms syndrome syphilis systemic therapy tion tissue topical toxic epidermal necrolysis treatment tumor ulceration usually uveitis[books.google.com]

  • Uveoparotid Fever

    Term Short Definition Further Information Blepharitis Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids that can manifest in the form of the rims of the eyelids becoming inflamed[m.ivyroses.com] - A dictionary of medical eponyms Related people Jan Gösta Waldenström A disorder related to Heerfordt's syndrome characterized by bilateral iritis and parotitis.[whonamedit.com] Some authors also describe various forms of uveitis, such as panuveitis, granulomatous uveitis, myodesopsia, all frequently accompanied by eyelid swelling.[symptoma.com]

  • Psoriasis

    An elderly male with palmoplantar psoriasis developed periocular psoriasis in the form of blepharitis and conjunctivitis following an external dacryocystorhinostomy as a manifestation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Method: The records of forty two consecutive patients with a dual diagnosis of psoriasis and uveitis attending the Uveitis Service at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary[web.archive.org] Patients with psoriasis had statistically higher incidences of dry eye (16.28%), likely dry eye (32.56%), and blepharitis (16.28%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Zoster

    Patients may develop blepharitis and present with ptosis secondary to edema and inflammation.[aafp.org] HZO iritis is frequently associated with high intraocular pressure. What is the treatment for herpes zoster ophthalmicus?[nyee.edu] Complications Keratitis and/or uveitis (see Overview of Uveitis ) may be severe and followed by scarring.[web.archive.org]

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