Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting the visual outcome of ocular Behcet’s disease.

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CONCLUSION: Longer duration of uveitis, posterior uveitis, male gender, cataract, and glaucoma were found to be associated with poor visual outcome in BD-related uveitis. HLA-B∗51 was associated with NTB in patients with posterior uveitis. HLA-A∗26:01 showed no association with VI, LUV, or NTB, however, was strongly associated with posterior uveitis.
PMID: 23831258 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: Human Immunology)