Eye involvement in rheumatoid arthritis in children and adults Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) are systemic autoimmune diseases characterized by synovitis and a wide range of extraarticular manifestations. Ocular involvement occurs frequently in both diseases and it may affect all layers of the eyes. This review summarizes the clinical manifestations, the diagnostic tools and the therapeutic modalities of the various ocular features of patients with juvenile and adult rheumatoid arthritis.

publication date

  • January 1, 2006