Ocular manifestations of vasculitis

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Systemic necrotizing vasculitis is characterized by inflammation of blood vessels and often affects the eyes. Ocular manifestations of vasculitis may involve any part of the eye or orbit. The frequency of ocular involvement generally is dependent on the size and type of blood vessels affected by the vasculitis. This article reviews the major types of ocular inflammation and then addresses the ocular manifestations of specific systemic vasculitides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-779
Number of pages19
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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