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Association possible between gut bacteria, uveitis

08:04 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | Healio

A study showed a possible link between bacteria in the gut and the development of ocular manifestations, particularly uveitis, in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
According to study data presented at the American Uveitis Society fall meeting, a microbial signature may be able to predict the development of uveitis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Faazil Kassam, MD, told Ocular Surgery News.
“It is poorly understood why patients with inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are at risk of developing uveitis, inflammation of the

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