Current knowledge of the etiology and pathogenesis of chronic uveitis accompanying juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1987 Apr;13(1):19-36.


Inflammation of ocular and articular tissues occurs together with high frequency. In children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, uveitis not only is a frequent occurrence but constitutes the most serious complication of the most common type of chronic inflammatory arthritis of childhood.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arthritis, Juvenile / complications*
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Risk
  • Uveitis / etiology*