Pediatric Uveitis: Experience in Colombia

Translated title of the contribution: Bilateral herpes simplex uveitis: literature review and own reports

Marcela Lonngi, María Camila Aguilar, Hernán Andrés Ríos, Cristhian H. Aristizábal-Duque, Francisco José Rodríguez, Alejandra de-la-Torre

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Purpose: To describe the clinical features of uveitis in children treated at two ophthalmologic centers in Bogotá, Colombia, in a 13 year-period. Methods: Retrospective observational clinical record review of pediatric children with diagnosis of uveitis. Results: In total, 310 children were evaluated, 51.9% were female, mean age of 10.1 years. Posterior uveitis was the most common location (58.7%), of insidious onset (87.4%) and chronic course (78.1%). The most common etiology was infection (58.4%) caused by toxoplasmosis (76.8%). There was a statistically significant difference in visual acuity between anterior (20/68) and intermediate uveitis (20/70), compared with posterior uveitis (20/434) (p
Translated title of the contributionBilateral herpes simplex uveitis: literature review and own reports
Original languageSpanish (Colombia)
Pages (from-to)410-414
Number of pages5
JournalOcular Immunology and Inflammation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 3 2016


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