ophthalmitis


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ophthalmitis

 [of″thal-mi´tis]
inflammation of the eyeball. adj., adj ophthalmit´ic.

ophthalmitis

/oph·thal·mi·tis/ (of″thal-mi´tis) inflammation of the eyeball.ophthalmit´ic

ophthalmitis

(ŏf′thəl-mī′tĭs, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
Inflammation of the eye.

ophthalmitis

[of′thalmī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, ophthalmos, eye, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the eye.

ophthalmitis

Eye inflammation. The term is usually qualified to indicate the nature or site of the inflammation, as in SYMPATHETIC OPHTHALMITIS.

ophthalmitis

inflammation of the eyeball.

follicular ophthalmitis
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Sympathetic ophthalmitis is a rare ocular inflammatory condition where a penetrating injury or intra-ocular surgery to one eye predisposes the other, uninjured, eye to vision loss.
Sympathetic ophthalmitis could have been avoided in this case, highlighting that ocular injuries should be assessed thoroughly and referred to an ophthalmologist when in doubt.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: sympathetic ophthalmitis is caused by adrenaline crossing from one eye to the other.
Patient with sympathetic ophthalmitis express HLA-DR4.