Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 245–248 | Cite as

Ocular complications in inflammatory bowel disease

  • Yildiz Ozdemir
  • C. Banu Cosar
  • Feyza Önder
  • Gülcan Kural
  • Ülkü Dagli
Original Article


We performed ophthalmologic evaluation in 93 patients with inflammatory bowel disease (78 with ulcerative colitis and 15 with Crohn's disease). Ocular complications developed in 12 patients (age, 16 to 53 years): 10 with ulcerative colitis and 2 with Crohn's disease. Ocular complications included episcleritis (n=2), subepithelial infiltrates (n=2), uveitis (n=2), perivascular sheathing (n=3), retinal vasculitis (n=1), and multifocal infiltrates (n=5).


Inflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis Uveitis Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Ocular Complication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yildiz Ozdemir
    • 1
  • C. Banu Cosar
    • 1
  • Feyza Önder
    • 1
  • Gülcan Kural
    • 1
  • Ülkü Dagli
    • 2
  1. 1.Eye Clinic IAnkara Numune HospitalAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Gastroenterology ClinicAnkara Yüksek Ihtisas HospitalAnkaraTurkey

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