posterior scleritis


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Related to posterior scleritis: anterior scleritis, nodular scleritis

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.

pos·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

inflammation, often monocular, of the sclera adjacent to the optic nerve, with frequent extension to the retina and choroid.

pos·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr skler-ī'tis)
Inflammation, often monocular, of the sclera adjacent to the optic nerve, with frequent extension to the retina and choroid.

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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Posterior scleritis and necrotising scleritis require much more intensive and urgent therapy than anterior non-necrotising disease.
The aim of the study was to report a case with MM presented with bilateral posterior scleritis.
The differential diagnosis should include sarcoidosis, sympathetic ophthalmia, idiopathic uveal effusion syndrome, B-cell lymphoma, posterior scleritis and acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy.

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