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Viral Anterior Uveitis

  • Soon-Phaik Chee
  • Aliza Jap

Abstract

Anterior uveitis remains the predominant manifestation of uveitis, and HLAB-27-related anterior uveitis is the most common systemic association in most countries [1–3]. A viral etiology for anterior uveitis, however, especially by the herpes simplex-1/varicella-zoster viruses (HSV/VZV), has also been recognized since the1950s [4, 5]. However, other viruses such as the cytomegalovirus (CMV) and rubella viruses are also increasingly being implicated as possible causative factors, especially in cases of hypertensive anterior uveitis [6–9].

Keywords

Ocular Hypertension Anterior Uveitis Rubella Virus Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy Posterior Synechia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Singapore Eye Research InstituteSingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Duke-NUS Graduate Medical SchoolSingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.Singapore National Eye CentreSingaporeSingapore
  5. 5.Division of OphthalmologyChangi General HospitalSingaporeSingapore

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