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100 Possible Causes for Episcleritis, Globulins Increased, Sinusitis

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Most common ophthalmic manifestations were orbital masses, episcleritis/conjunctivitis, and scleritis (74/226, 32/226, and 12/226, respectively).[] CT of the sinuses showed severe mucosal thickening.[] Like episcleritis it has a tendency to recur.[]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    […] of at least two of the three acute‐phase reactants (ESR, alpha‐1 acid glycoprotein and alpha‐2 globulins) ii) completion of a 24‐month study period without clinical relapse[] Immune-mediated diseases that are frequently associated with Crohn's disease include arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, sacroiliitis, episcleritis, uveitis, and skin lesions[] Complications include extra-intestinal involvement, intestinal obstruction, abscess formation, sinuses, and fistulae.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    […] gamma globulins), cryoglobulins (frequently positive), and direct Comb’s test (frequently positive).[] In any patient with lupus who suffers from headaches a systematic search for known causes should be carried out including blood pressure checking, examination of the sinuses[] Systemic autoimmune diseases are associated with ocular inflammatory conditions such as episcleritis, scleritis, keratitis, and uveitis.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] rheumatoid nodules are usually seen in pressure areas: elbows, occiput, lumbosacral 3 occurs in RF-positive patients 9 ocular involvement keratoconjunctivitis sicca uveitis episcleritis[] Screws are usually not placed above the inion to avoid the intracranial venous sinuses.[] RA is a systemic disease and there are other manifestations of the disease: Eyes: secondary Sjögren's syndrome, scleritis and episcleritis.[]

  • Orbital Abscess

    Ocular manifestations occur secondary to an adjacent granulomatous sinusitis or as a result of focal vasculitis  The nasolacrimal duct may be obstructed and there may be episcleritis[] However, the authors experienced an orbital abscess secondary to contralateral sinusitis.[] Abstract Orbital complications of sinusitis in children generally occur as a consequence of ethmoid sinusitis due to preferential spread across the lamina papyracea.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Gamma globulins are increased in one-third of patients. 37 Serum complement, which behaves as an acute phase reactant, is normal or increased.[] Using these anti-inf lammatory effects, Macs have successful treated pathologies such as diffuse panbronchiolitis and sinusitis.[] Ocular inflammation presented as episcleritis, scleritis, or anterior uveitis, and it emerged during the tapering of low-dose prednisolone prescribed for polymyalgia rheumatica[]

  • Rheumatoid Arteritis

    Examples of tissues used for biopsy include skin, sinuses, lung, nerve, and kidney.[] A 76-year-old male with a severely deforming rheumatoid arthritis, eosinophilia, polymyositis, and episcleritis developed a transient tonic pupil.[] The episcleritis, and a muscle biopsy revealing an occlusive arteritis with eosinophilia, suggest that a wide-spread rheumatoid arteritis caused a reversible ischemic insult[]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    Some causative conditions in group II included migraine, cluster headache, hypertension, trauma, inflammatory disease, sinusitis, syphilitic osteitis, herpes zoster, otitis[] Log out Cancel Conclusions Reiter syndrome, characterized by the triad of ocular inflammation (conjunctivitis, iritis, episcleritis), inflammatory oligoarthritis, and sterile[] Other features include: Eyes: uveitis, episcleritis, keratitis, and corneal ulcerations.[]

  • Joint Tuberculosis

    Chemotherapy combining streptomycin and dihydrostreptomycin with isonicotinic acid hydrazid and para-aminosalicylic acid is of extreme value in the eradication of draining sinuses[] Patients with TB may have hypersensitivity phenomena like erythema nodosum, episcleritis, uveitis and Poncet’s arthritis.[] METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 12 patients with sacroiliac joint tuberculosis with chronic sinuses treated between January 2005 and January 2010 was conducted.[]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    […] underwear (rubber in elastic, nickel in bra wire) Allergic contact dermatitis Hidradenitis suppurativa Chronic disorder Boil-like follicular papules and nodules Discharging sinuses[] Disorders that usually parallel (ie, wax and wane with) IBD flare-ups: These disorders include peripheral arthritis, episcleritis, aphthous stomatitis, and erythema nodosum[] Media file 6: Episcleritis, inflammation of a portion of the eye in conjunction with inflammatory bowel disease. Courtesy of Dr. David Sevel.[]

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