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Keratic precipitates (KP) in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Stefani Karakas, CRA

Keratic precipitates (KP) are inflammatory cellular deposits on the corneal endothelium, often seen in the setting of intraocular inflammation. The KP in this photograph were seen in a patient with reactivation of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated anterior uveitis.

inflammatory cellular deposits on the corneal endothelium

inflammatory cellular deposits on the corneal endothelium


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last updated: 1/21/2015
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