Retinal vasculitis

What is Retinal vasculitis?

Retinal vasculitis is inflammation of the vascular branches of the retinal artery, caused either by primary ocular disease processes, or as a specific presentation of any systemic form of vasculitis such as Behçet's disease, sarcoidosis, multiple sclerosis, or any form of systemic nectrozing vasculitis such as temporal arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, and granulomatosis with polyangiitis, or due to lupus erythematosus, or rheumatoid arthritis. Infectious pathogens such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, visceral larva migrans (Toxocara canis & Toxocara cati) can also cause retinal vasculitis.

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Hi there, I have had retinal vasculitis for a year and half now. I had two laser surgeries to seal the blood vessels at the back of the eye. My...

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It seems from the history that you are having recurrent pain and redness of the eye. Since you are also having retinal vasculitis, this can...

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Hi iam suffering from retinal vasculitis (Eale s disease) both the eyes are now effected.left eye was effected when i was 12 years old which...

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Eales disease is a disease affecting the retinal vessels and its exact cause is not known. It is probably because of allergic response to...

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My Mother is diagnosed for a problem in the right leg joint with a small itching sensation found slowly grown into a depressed hole like patch. At...

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Hi. Your description of a deep non-healing ulcer is suggestive of a Vasculitis, though a biopsy from the edge of the ulcer would be the ideal test...

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