Uveitis associated with immunoglobulin E-mediated allergic diseases
Article first published online: 24 SEP 2007
Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
Volume 35, Issue 7, pages 677–678, September/October 2007
How to Cite
Amer, R., Bamonte, G. and Forrester, J. V. (2007), Uveitis associated with immunoglobulin E-mediated allergic diseases. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 35: 677–678. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2007.01540.x
- Issue published online: 24 SEP 2007
- Article first published online: 24 SEP 2007
- Received 15 January 2007; accepted 5 April 2007.
- atopic dermatitis;
- food allergy;
Atopic dermatitis and food allergy are typically associated with elevated IgE levels. Ocular involvement in atopic dermatitis is usually limited to the ocular surface and ocular adnexae. We herein report on the unusual association of these two conditions with uveitis in two patients and describe the ocular and systemic outcome following the institution of systemic immunosuppression.