01Jan 2017

CLINICAL PROFILE OF ACUTE ANTERIOR UVEITIS IN A TERTIARY HEALTH CARE CENTRE IN WESTERN ODISHA.

  • Associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha-768017. Professor & H.O.D., Department of Ophthalmology, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha-768017. PG student, Department of Ophthalmology, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha-768017.
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Aim: The aim of our study is to find out the clinical profile of patients presented with acute anterior uveitis attending the Ophthalmology Department in a tertiary health care centre in western odisha. Materials and Methods: A subset of 102 patients presented with acute anterior uveitis attending the Ophthalmology Department of VSS Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur over a period of two years were included. Results: In our study, it was found that acute anterior uveitis is noticed in 2.94% in 10 – 20 years age, 21.57 % in 21 – 30 years age group, 40.20 % in 31 – 40 years age, 14.71% in 41 – 50 years age, 10.78% in 51 – 60 years age, 9.80 % in >60 years age group, males were affected more than females of ratio 1.4:1, unilateral presentation (91.18%) is commoner than bilateral presentation (8.82%), nongranulaomatous type of inflammation (93.14%) is more frequent presentation then granulomatous (6.86%). The etiology is found to be idiopathic in 31.37 % cases followed by phacolytic (20.59%) cases, herpetic iridocyclitis (16.67%), blunt trauma (13.73%) cases, iridocyclitis with arthritis (6.86%) cases, tuberculosis (5.88%) cases and inflammatory bowel disease (0.98%) cases. Conclusion: From our study it was concluded that acute anterior uveitis is most commonly involved in middle aged person with increased incidence in males with unilateral and nongranulomatous type of idiopathic etiology.


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[Kanhei charan Tudu, Jayashree Dora and Ranjulata Mohanty. (2017); CLINICAL PROFILE OF ACUTE ANTERIOR UVEITIS IN A TERTIARY HEALTH CARE CENTRE IN WESTERN ODISHA. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 104-107] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2726       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2726


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