pars planitis

pars planitis

/pars pla·ni·tis/ (pahrz pla-ni´tis) granulomatous uveitis of the pars plana of the ciliary body.

pars planitis

[pärz plā·nī′tis]
1 a granulomatous uveitis of the ciliary disk (pars plana of the ciliary body).
2 intermediate uveitis.

pars planitis

(pars pla-ni'tis)
Inflammation of the anterior chamber, the anterior vitreous, and/or the peripheral retina of the eye. It commonly causes floaters and blurring of vision. The disease may occur in childhood or adulthood. It is associated with autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis or sarcoidosis and infectious diseases such as Lyme disease, syphilis, or tuberculosis. Treatments include treatment of the underlying illness and/or laser or cryotherapy. Synonym: intermediate uveitis
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Table 1 Classification of uveitis Type of uveitis Location State of inflammation Anterior Iris Iritis Ciliary body Anterior cyclitis Iris and ciliary body Iridocyclitis Intermediate Vitreous Vitritis Hyalitis Pars planitis Posterior Choroid Choroiditis Retina Retinitis Neuroretinitis Choroid and retina Chorioretinitis Retinochoroiditis Pan-uveitis All of the above All of the above Table 2 Prednisolone acetate 1% Prednisolone sodium phosphate 0.
MS patients may show signs of ocular inflammation such as uveitis, pars planitis or retinal vasculitis.
REVIEW OF LITERATURE: Cataracts are a common complication of many forms of uveitis, with incidence rates, approaching 50% in uveitis associated with Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (1-3) pars planitis (4) and Fuchs' syndrome.
Common causes of CME include diabetic retinopathy, ARMD, venous occlusions, pars planitis, Uveitis, pseudophakia, Irvine-Gass syndrome, and retinitis pigmentosa.
That began a nine-year saga of many conventional ophthalmologic interventions to treat her retinal tears, uveitis, pars planitis, retinal scarring, macular edema, synechia, glaucoma, and cataracts.
sympathetic ophthalmia, pars planitis, birdshot retinochoroidopathy) with no systemic involvement were included in ocular syndromes.
Inflammatory etiologies include uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome, sympathetic ophthalmia, sarcoidosis, pars planitis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, birdshot chorioretinopathy, Behcet disease, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease, sterile endophthalmitis, multifocal choroiditis, and acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy.
Practical knowledge and current developments are delivered in an engaging question-and-answer format through 21 chapters covering the basic mechanisms of ocular inflammation; signs, symptoms, and classification of uveitis; laboratory testing techniques; local and systemic treatments for all forms of uveitis; complications of the disease; systemic disease associations of uveitic conditions; differential diagnosis of different presentations; pars planitis and intermediate uveitis; infectious and autoimmune forms of posterior uveitis; and a review of the white dot syndromes.
OLM is characterized by endophthalmitis, uveitis, pars planitis and granuloma formation (Gillespie et.
Multiple sclerosis, sarcoidosis, and other diseases in patients with pars planitis.
6) It may also present as an intermediate uveitis in the form of pars planitis, giving rise to vitritis, vitreous snowballs and snow-banking, peripheral granulomas and vascular sheathing.
Serous macular detachment has only recently been recognized to occur in a significant number of eyes with macular pathology including diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, Behcet disease, Irvine-Gass syndrome and pars planitis.

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