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A 4-year-old girl presented with oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated bilateral nongranulomatous uveitis. The onset of arthritis preceded uveitis. In spite of immunosuppressive treatment in combination with anti-TNF-α agents, she developed cataract and band keratopathy as a result of the continuing chronic course of uveitis.


Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Kawasaki Disease Macular Edema Lyme Disease Anterior Uveitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for OphthalmologyUniversity Eye Hospital, Eberhard-Karls UniversityTuebingenGermany

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