Uveitis is an inflammatory process occurring simultaneously in the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Clinic of uveitis consists of the manifestations of the anterior uveitis (see Iridotsyklit) and posterior uveitis (see Horioidit). There tuberculosis, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, viral infections and other
Uveitis begins eye pain, lacrimation, photophobia (see), blepharospasm (see), decreased visual acuity (see), and in severe cases, and General symptoms (headache, fever).
Sometimes there is uveitis with mild inflammatory phenomena, with the advent of the exudate on the back surface of the cornea and vitreous opacity. For their sluggish, long, etiology often unclear.
Acute purulent uveitis occur when infected with penetrating wounds of the eyeball, perforated ulcers of the cornea, as a complication of intraocular surgery to common infectious diseases and local infections (pneumonia, sepsis, erysipelas, furunculosis, infection of the teeth and sinuses).
Treatment of uveitis should commence immediately and should be conducted in a hospital (antibiotics intramuscularly and podkonyunktivalno, sulfanilamida inside). Backfilling 1% solution of atropine drops to 2 and 1% hydrocortisone ointment 4 times a day.