Anterior Uveitis with Complicated Cataract

Wahju Ratna Martiningsih, Andra Novitasari, Salsabela Afifah Rafaditya, Azizah Rifka Ayundanda, Felisa Nur Khayana, Dwi Hali Hanggara Putra


Anterior uveitis is inflammation of the iris and ciliary body. Anterior uveitis can lead the complications such as secondary glaucoma and complicated cataracts. Cataract is a common complication in patients with uveitis which is the main cause of blindness in these patients.  The patient is A 58-years-old with complaints of blurred vision in both eyes since 1 week ago, and others complaints like red eyes, watery, pain, and glare when exposed to light. The complaints continuously and interfere with the patient's
activities. There's nothing to relieve the complaints. The history of missing teeth was recognized, post odontectomy teeth 1.8, 2.8, 3.8, 4.8. History of toothache, since 1 month. On physical examination, visual acuity in the right eye was 20/60 and the left eye was 20/20. Examination of the anterior segment with slit lamp, both eyes had injections, keratic precipitate on the cornea, COA looked cloudy and there was a tyndal effect, the iris showed posterior synechiae, on the lens it looked cloudy. Based on the history and physical examination, the patient was diagnosed with Oculi Dextra Sinistra Anterior Uveitis with Complicated Cataract. In this case, treated with topical steroids 5x1 drops, methylprednisolone 8 mg
2x1, and antacids 2x1.
Keywords: anterior uveitis, cataract, compliactions

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