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Here is a quick mnemonic “SLIT LAMP to remember about Anterior Uveitis

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, MBBS, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT, MCAT & NCLEX exams

Anterior Uveitis : How To Remember Easily ?

  • S – Slit-lamp examination helps identify inflammatory cells in the aqueous humor.
  • L – Laboratory evaluation is reserved for patients with recurrent or severe anterior uveitis.
  • I – Inflammatory cells can be seen floating in the aqueous humor during slit-lamp examination.
  • T – Topical glucocorticoids are used to reduce inflammation and scarring.
  • L – Lyme disease is one of the conditions associated with anterior uveitis.
  • A – Anterior uveitis develops in various diseases, including ankylosing spondylitis.
  • M – Majority of cases of anterior uveitis have an unknown cause.
  • P – Pupil dilatation reduces pain and prevents synechiae formation.

Mnemonic : SLIT LAMP

Dr. Arin Nandi

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