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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ophthalmologic Perspective (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS, Residency Director, Ophthalmology, Kingston Hospital, Mid Hudson Family Practice Institute, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Department of Ophthalmology, the Institute for Family Health, New York College of Medicine

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing editors:

Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

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Suhler, E.B., T.M. Martin, and J.T. Rosenbaum. "HLA-B27-Associated Uveitis: Overview and Current Perspectives." Curr Opin Ophthalmol 14.6 Dec 2003: 378-383.

Tay-Kearney, M.L., B.L. Schwam, C. Lowder, J.P. Dunn, D.M. Meisler, S. Vitale, et al. "Clinical features and associated systemic diseases of HLA-B27 uveitis." Am J Ophthalmol 121.1 Jan 1996: 47-56.


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