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[Leptospirosis: an unusual etiology of anterior uveitis].

Research paper by J-M JM Michot, O O Lidove, D D Boutboul, C C Aguilar, H H Merle, S S Olindo, P P Cabre, T T Papo

Indexed on: 08 May '07Published on: 08 May '07Published in: La Revue de Médecine Interne



Abstract

Leptospirosis is an anthropozoonosis, which affect 100000 people by year worldwide.Leptospirosis and IgA deficiency were revealed in a young man by acute anterior uveitis, after canyoning practice in the French West Indies.Uveitis should be added to the ocular phenotype of leptospirosis.