anterior scleritis


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scleritis

 [sklĕ-ri´tis]
inflammation of the sclera. It may be superficial (episcleritis) or deep.
anterior scleritis inflammation of the sclera adjoining the limbus of the cornea.
posterior scleritis scleritis involving the retina and choroid.

an·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

inflammation of the sclera adjacent to the cornea.

an·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr skler-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the sclera adjacent to the cornea.

scleritis

inflammation of the sclera. It may be superficial (episcleritis) or deep.

anterior scleritis
inflammation of the sclera adjoining the limbus of the cornea.
posterior scleritis
scleritis involving the retina and choroid.
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Scleromalacia perforans is a rare form of necrotising) anterior scleritis, commonly associated with chronic rheumatoid arthritis.
In patients with concomitant anterior scleritis, the eye is red, although in isolated cases, it m ay be white.
The company said that the active non-infectious anterior scleritis is the inflammation of the sclera, which is the fibrous white membrane surrounding the eyeball excluding the cornea.

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