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Noun1.tarsitis - inflammation of the eyelid
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Diagnosis at an older age, gender, family history of AS, hip arthritis, sacroiliac symptoms, tarsitis, an increased number of affected joints, positive HLA-B27 and HLA-DRB1*02, the absence of HLA-DPB1*02, and a continuing high level of APR are reported as poor prognostic factors (20-22).
These consisted of (i) inflammatory back pain [13, 16, 17]; (ii) a certain proportion having a rather characteristic peripheral arthritis affecting large joints in the lower segment of the body with prominent asymmetry and tarsitis [18]; (iii) characteristic extra-articular features consisting of episodes of acute anterior uveitis, prominent enthesitis, dactylitis, and several others features [19].
The most common ocular associations of pachydermoperiostosis are blepharoptosis and tarsitis. Cutaneous changes also influence the eyelids, leading to thickening of the lids.