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UVEITIS

potentially sight threatening Inflammation

A red eye with uveitis, a potentially sight threatening disease.

uveiti_eye


They include

 
Reiter's syndrome:  Presents with urethritis (burning sensation with urination, penile lesions), polyarthritis (arthritic symptoms in multiple joints), and iritis 
Ankylosing spondylitis:  Characterized by an inflammatory involvement of the sacro-iliac joints (low back, sacral area) 
Ulcerative colitis (Crohn's disease):  May cause recurrent abdominal discomfort and diarrhea 
Psoriatic arthritis:  Causes a combination psoriasis (skin disease) and arthritis Aortitis (inflammation of the aorta, the major artery from the heart):  This is quite rare but may be life threatening 
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

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