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Title: Clinical symptoms and complications of pars planitis in childhood
Authors: Maris, K ×
Van Calster, J
Wouters, Carine
Casteels, Ingele #
Issue Date: Apr-2005
Series Title: Bulletin de la Société belge d'ophtalmologie issue:295 pages:29-33
Abstract: Pars planitis is the idiopathic form of intermediate uveitis; it most commonly affects persons between 5 and 40 years of age. In childhood, the disease is largely asymptomatic until in a well advanced stage with markedly reduced vision. Lack of early diagnosis and treatment may lead to permanent visual loss and amblyopia. AIM: To report on the clinical symptoms, complications, treatment and visual outcome of pars planitis in childhood. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients (8 boys and 2 girls) all younger than 16 years were diagnosed with and treated for pars planitis at our clinic between January 1993 and August 2004.
ISSN: 0081-0746
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Ophthalmology
Laboratory of Pediatric Immunology
× corresponding author
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