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Cytomegalovirus Anterior Uveitis

  • Aliza Jap
  • Soon-Phaik Chee
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Abstract

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in immunocompetent individuals typically manifests as an anterior uveitis in contrast to immunosuppressed patients where posterior involvement predominates. CMV anterior uveitis is usually a unilateral event and may manifest as an acute episodic hypertensive uveitis or as a chronic uveitis associated with ocular hypertension.

Keywords

Ocular Hypertension Anterior Uveitis Glaucoma Medication Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy Posterior Synechia 
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© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

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

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