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What increases my risk for uveitis?

Autoimmune or inflammatory disorders, infections, eye injuries, or cancer increase the risk for uveitis. About 40 percent of people suffering from uveitis are also affected by another disease. Very often, the specific cause of uveitis cannot be determined; in this case, it is known as idiopathic uveitis.

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