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The association between multiple sclerosis and uveitis

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@article{4bcd357070424911b954d9b75b9cd311,
title = "The association between multiple sclerosis and uveitis",
abstract = "The association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and uveitis has been questioned. Nerve tissue and eye tissue develop from the same embryonic cells; thus, MS and uveitis could be etiologically associated. In published studies, the prevalence of MS in patients with uveitis differe from 0.7{\%} to 30.4{\%}, whereas the prevalence of uveitis in patients with MS differe from 0.65{\%} to 36.7{\%}. Based on the largest retrospective studies, the prevalence of uveitis among MS patients is ∼1{\%}, and the prevalence of MS among patients with uveitis is ∼1{\%}. This is considerably higher than in the general population; thus, more research on this topic is needed to further understand the relationship between MS and uveitis.",
author = "Olsen, {Tine Gadegaard} and Jette Frederiksen",
note = "Copyright {\^A}{\circledC} 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.",
year = "2016",
month = "10",
day = "27",
doi = "10.1016/j.survophthal.2016.07.002",
language = "English",
volume = "62",
pages = "89--95",
journal = "Survey of Ophthalmology",
issn = "0039-6257",
publisher = "Elsevier Inc",
number = "1",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - The association between multiple sclerosis and uveitis

AU - Olsen, Tine Gadegaard

AU - Frederiksen, Jette

N1 - Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PY - 2016/10/27

Y1 - 2016/10/27

N2 - The association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and uveitis has been questioned. Nerve tissue and eye tissue develop from the same embryonic cells; thus, MS and uveitis could be etiologically associated. In published studies, the prevalence of MS in patients with uveitis differe from 0.7% to 30.4%, whereas the prevalence of uveitis in patients with MS differe from 0.65% to 36.7%. Based on the largest retrospective studies, the prevalence of uveitis among MS patients is ∼1%, and the prevalence of MS among patients with uveitis is ∼1%. This is considerably higher than in the general population; thus, more research on this topic is needed to further understand the relationship between MS and uveitis.

AB - The association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and uveitis has been questioned. Nerve tissue and eye tissue develop from the same embryonic cells; thus, MS and uveitis could be etiologically associated. In published studies, the prevalence of MS in patients with uveitis differe from 0.7% to 30.4%, whereas the prevalence of uveitis in patients with MS differe from 0.65% to 36.7%. Based on the largest retrospective studies, the prevalence of uveitis among MS patients is ∼1%, and the prevalence of MS among patients with uveitis is ∼1%. This is considerably higher than in the general population; thus, more research on this topic is needed to further understand the relationship between MS and uveitis.

U2 - 10.1016/j.survophthal.2016.07.002

DO - 10.1016/j.survophthal.2016.07.002

M3 - Journal article

VL - 62

SP - 89

EP - 95

JO - Survey of Ophthalmology

JF - Survey of Ophthalmology

SN - 0039-6257

IS - 1

ER -

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