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Acute uveitic glaucoma in ankylosing spondylitis
  1. Chye Li Ee1,
  2. Sargunan Sockalingam2,
  3. Tengku Ain Kamalden1
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  2. 2Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tengku Ain Kamalden, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, KualaLumpur, 50603, Malaysia; taftkamalden{at}um.edu.my

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A 46-year-old man of Chinese descent presented with sudden-onset painful right eye associated with blurring of vision and redness. The right vision was finger counting, with a positive relative afferent pupillary defect. On examination, the right cornea was oedematous with seclusio pupillae and an elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) of 52 mm Hg (figure 1A). The right anterior chamber was shallow with presence of iris bombe (arrow, figure 1B). The left eye was completely normal with a vision of 6/6. He gave a history of stiff spine and chronic back pain. …

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  • Contributors TAK contributed to the concept of this article, edited and finalised the contents of the manuscript, and was directly involved in the patient’s clinical management. CLE drafted and edited the manuscript, and was involved in the patient’s clinical management. SS edited the manuscript and was directly involved in the patient’s clinical management.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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