Chapter 16. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

  1. Mary E. Shaw RN, OND, RM, RCNT, RNT, Cert Ed, MSc, BA Senior Lecturer (Teaching)1,
  2. Agnes Lee RN, OND, RM, MPhil, PGCE, BSc (Hons) Lecturer Practitioner1 and
  3. Rosalind Stollery SRN, SCM, TETC, DipN (Lond), OND, Cert Ed, BNS (Hons) Formerly Teaching Fellow2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319842.ch16

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition

Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Shaw, M. E., Lee, A. and Stollery, R. (2010) Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease, in Ophthalmic Nursing, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319842.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Manchester and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK

  2. 2

    The University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184298

Online ISBN: 9781444319842



  • Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease;
  • Diabetes mellitus;
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
  • Thyroid disease;
  • Giant cell arteritis;
  • Herpes simplex virus;
  • Herpes zoster virus;
  • Behçet's disease;
  • Rheumatoid arthritis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

  • Thyroid disease

  • Hypertension

  • Giant cell arteritis

  • Herpes simplex virus

  • Herpes zoster virus

  • Tuberculosis

  • Sarcoid

  • Bechet's disease

  • Syphilis

  • Toxoplasmosis

  • Toxocara

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Still's disease

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease

  • Neurofibromatosis

  • Migraine

  • Reflective activity