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CRYOPYRIN-ASSOCIATED PERIODIC SYNDROME-ASSOCIATED UVEITIS AND PAPILLITIS.

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Summary of "CRYOPYRIN-ASSOCIATED PERIODIC SYNDROME-ASSOCIATED UVEITIS AND PAPILLITIS."

To report a case of uveitis and papillitis in a patient with cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome.

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Name: Retinal cases & brief reports
ISSN: 1937-1578
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