Uveomeningeal syndromes involve variety of findings

Chavis, Pamela; Lee, Andrew
November 1998
Ophthalmology Times;11/01/98, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p11
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Features the uveomeningeal syndromes group of diseases involving the uvea, retina and the central nervous system. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada's syndrome; Behcet's disease; Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy; Mycobacterial infection; Toxoplasmosis.


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