Baek-Lok Oh, Jeong Seok Lee, Eun Young Lee, Hee Young Lee, Hyeong Gon Yu
Abstract:BackgroundAnterior uveitis is the most common extra-articular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis (AS). AS-related anterior uveitis frequently presents as acute, recurrent iridocyclitis; therefore, AS is often initially suspected by an ophthalmologist, not by a rheumatologist. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between the recurrence of anterior uveitis and the subsequent incidence of AS.MethodsFrom a national sample cohort, 10,483 patients with new-onset uveitis between 2004 and 2013 …
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