Recurrent nodular scleritis preceding an adult TINU syndrome

Ebenezer Daniel, Sapna Gangaputra, John H. Kempen, Douglas A. Jabs

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Purpose: To describe the occurrence of nodular scleritis in a patient developing tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) syndrome. Design: Observational case report. Method: The case notes of a 57-year-old female presenting with recurrent nodular scleritis, who later developed interstitial nephritis with bilateral uveitis, were reviewed. Results: Common and established causes of scleritis were not present in an adult who developed the TINU syndrome a decade later. Conclusions: Although scleritis has not been reported as a tubulointerstitial nephritis-associated ocular inflammation, it may be part of the possible spectrum of ocular inflammation occurring as part of the TINU syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-240
Number of pages2
JournalOcular Immunology and Inflammation
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Nodular scleritis
  • TINU syndrome


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