2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
6 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Part II: Pediatric Ophthalmology
Chapter 24: Uveitis in the Pediatric Age Group
Posterior uveitis is defined as intraocular inflammation primarily involving the choroid; often, there is also retinal involvement.
Toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of posterior uveitis in children. It is discussed in Chapter 28.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.