When assessing a patient for “red-eye” with severe ocular pain, rheumatologists should have a high index of suspicion for scleritis. In this article, rheumatologist Rula Hajj-Ali, MD, discusses how to alleviate pain and prevent complications in inflammatory eye disease.
For patients, visible symptoms of uveitis correlate with perceptions of worse physical health, according to a recent study. Ophthalmologist Sunil Srivastava, MD, and rheumatologists Rula Hajj-Ali, Joshua Hedrick, MD, explain the relationship between patient reported outcomes measures and disease activity in inflammatory eye disease.
Clinicians increasingly are recognizing the need to recognize and manage inflammatory bowel disease’s extra-intestinal manifestations. A new Cleveland Clinic review provides guidance.