phthisis bulbi


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phthisis

 [thi´sis; ti´sis]
wasting of the body.
phthisis bul´bi shrinkage of the eyeball.
grinder's phthisis a combination of tuberculosis and pneumoconiosis occurring in grinders in the cutlery trade.
miner's phthisis pneumoconiosis of coal workers.

phthisis

A wasting illness.

phthisis bulbi

The wasting of ocular tissue.

phthisis bulbi 

Shrinkage and atrophy of the eyeball following a severe inflammation (e.g. uveitis), absolute glaucoma or trauma.

phthisis

1. a wasting of the body.
2. tuberculosis.

phthisis bulbi
shrinkage of the eyeball.
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Some authors applied PRP to the ciliary body to decrease the aqueous humor yield, but the incidence rate of severe hypotony or phthisis bulbi was high.
A study of specialized schools in India reported that corneal staphyloma, scars, and phthisis bulbi were the major causes of blindness and low vision (26.
One case of phthisis bulbi was noted in the context of contusion injuries of long duration.
Doencas oftalmologicas n % OD (a)/OE (b)/B (c) Ulcera de cornea 7 28 4/3/- Catarata 6 24 1/2/2003 Ceratoconjuntivite 4 16 2/1/2001 Conjuntivite 2 8 1/1/- Uveite recorrente equina 2 8 1/-/1 Carcinoma de celulas 1 4 -/1/- escamosas da terceira palpebra Ceratite 1 4 -/1/- Laceracao da palpebra com 1 4 1/-/- perda do globo ocular Phthisis bulbi 1 4 1/-/- Total 25 100 11/9/2005 (a) casos em que apenas o olho direito foi afetado; (b) casos em que apenas olho esquerdo foi afetado; (c) casos em que ambos os olhos foram afetados.
Twelve of the 34 eyes that had VA under 3/60 resulted in phthisis bulbi, enucleation or evisceration.
Even though an irregular pupil is the only remaining sequel for many patients, serious circulation deficits can lead to outcomes as severe as phthisis bulbi.
frequently culminate in loss of eye vision as a result of endophthalmitis, anterior chamber collapse and glaucoma or chronic leakage of aqueous humour, leading to atrophy of ciliary body and phthisis bulbi (Felberg, 2003).
6) divided Coats' disease into 5 stages ranging from mild disease with retinal telangiectasia only to severe, advanced disease with a blind, painless eye and possible cataract and phthisis bulbi (Table 1).
Most common cause of blindness was phthisis bulbi accounting for 30.
Complications include secondary cataract, rubeosis iridis, uveitis, secondary glaucoma, retinal detachment and phthisis bulbi (atrophy of non-functional eye).
We avoided performing 360-degree argon laser cyclophotocoagulation of the right eye due to the risk of phthisis bulbi.
Serious complications like hypotonia and phthisis bulbi have been reported with melphalan doses over 50 [micro]g.