Uveítis bilateral por Herpes simple: revisión de la literatura y reportes propios Academic Article


  • Purpose: To describe the clinical features of uveitis in children treated at two ophthalmologic centers in Bogotá, Colombia, in a 13 year-period. Methods: Retrospective observational clinical record review of pediatric children with diagnosis of uveitis. Results: In total, 310 children were evaluated, 51.9% were female, mean age of 10.1 years. Posterior uveitis was the most common location (58.7%), of insidious onset (87.4%) and chronic course (78.1%). The most common etiology was infection (58.4%) caused by toxoplasmosis (76.8%). There was a statistically significant difference in visual acuity between anterior (20/68) and intermediate uveitis (20/70), compared with posterior uveitis (20/434) (p

publication date

  • 2016/7/3


  • Colombia
  • Infection
  • Intermediate Uveitis
  • Pediatrics
  • Posterior Uveitis
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Uveitis
  • Visual Acuity

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0927-3948

number of pages

  • 5

start page

  • 410

end page

  • 414