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Is there a relationship between uveitis and arthritis?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
There are several arthritis conditions which can be associated with uveitis.
The most prominent of these is anklylosing spondylitis which cases lower back pain and some other systemic problems and can cause a striking uveitis. The most common arthritides, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis are not associated with uveitis. A very serious one is juvenile arthritis in kids with a severe uveitis associated.

In brief: Sometimes
There are several arthritis conditions which can be associated with uveitis.
The most prominent of these is anklylosing spondylitis which cases lower back pain and some other systemic problems and can cause a striking uveitis. The most common arthritides, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis are not associated with uveitis. A very serious one is juvenile arthritis in kids with a severe uveitis associated.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sometimes
There are several arthritis conditions which can be associated with uveitis.
The most prominent of these is anklylosing spondylitis which cases lower back pain and some other systemic problems and can cause a striking uveitis. The most common arthritides, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis are not associated with uveitis.

In brief: Sometimes
There are several arthritis conditions which can be associated with uveitis.
The most prominent of these is anklylosing spondylitis which cases lower back pain and some other systemic problems and can cause a striking uveitis. The most common arthritides, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis are not associated with uveitis.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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Some types of uveitis and arthritis are caused by dysfunction in the immune system so the same underlying immune system problem can cause both inflammation in the joint and inflammation in the eye.

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Some types of uveitis and arthritis are caused by dysfunction in the immune system so the same underlying immune system problem can cause both inflammation in the joint and inflammation in the eye.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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