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uveitis

Disease Summary
Associated Targets (104)
Tbio

84

Tchem

13

Tclin

6

Tdark

1


Mondo Description An inflammatory process affecting a part of or the entire uvea. Causes include inflammatory agents (e.g., herpes simplex, herpes zoster, leptospirosis) and systemic diseases (e.g., inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ankylosing spondylitis). Patients present with pain and redness in the eye, light sensitivity, and blurred and decreased vision.
Disease Ontology Description A uveal disease is characterized by inflammation of any of the layers of the uvea of the eye, which includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0020283:  uveitis
DOID:13141: uveitis
EFO:1001231: 
MESH:D014605: 
NCIT:C26909: 
Orphanet:98715: 
SCTID:128473001: 
UMLS:C0042164: