Recurrent nodular scleritis preceding an adult TINU syndrome

Ebenezer Daniel, Sapna Gangaputra, John H. Kempen, Douglas A. Jabs

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Abstract

Purpose: To describe the occurrence of nodular scleritis in a patient developing tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) syndrome. Design: Observational case report. Method: The case notes of a 57-year-old female presenting with recurrent nodular scleritis, who later developed interstitial nephritis with bilateral uveitis, were reviewed. Results: Common and established causes of scleritis were not present in an adult who developed the TINU syndrome a decade later. Conclusions: Although scleritis has not been reported as a tubulointerstitial nephritis-associated ocular inflammation, it may be part of the possible spectrum of ocular inflammation occurring as part of the TINU syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-240
Number of pages2
JournalOcular Immunology and Inflammation
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2006

Keywords

  • Nodular scleritis
  • TINU syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Ophthalmology

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