rubeosis iridis


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rubeosis

 [roo″be-o´sis]
redness.
rubeosis i´ridis a condition characterized by a new formation of vessels and connective tissue on the surface of the iris, frequently seen in diabetics.

rubeosis iridis

the formation of abnormal blood vessels on the anterior of the iris. It may be associated with diabetes mellitus, retinal ischemia, and neovascular glaucoma.

rubeosis iridis 

Neovascularization of the iris characterized by numerous coarse and irregular vessels on the surface and stroma of the iris. The new blood vessels may cover the trabecular meshwork, cause peripheral anterior synechia and give rise to secondary glaucoma. The most frequent causes are diabetes mellitus and central retinal vein occlusion. See neovascular glaucoma; iritis; retinal vein occlusion.

rubeosis

redness.

rubeosis iridis
a condition characterized by a new formation of vessels and connective tissue on the surface of the iris.
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4) Rubeosis iridis is sometimes the only symptom associated with carotid stenosis.
Ocular examination including recording of best corrected visual acuity using Snellen's chart, measurement of intra-ocular pressure by applanation tonometry, slit lamp examination for rubeosis iridis, gonioscopy for new vessels of angle were done.
aqueous flare, rubeosis iridis in both eyes, and extensive hyphema in the right eye (Fig 1A and B).
These reasons may include the following: to confirm diagnosis in cases where there is a clinical suspicion of a vein occlusion, but clinically there is not enough evidence or the retinal changes may have resolved prior to the clinical examination; to assess the extent of retinal ischaemia as patients with a significant amount are more likely to develop neovascularisation and rubeosis iridis and may benefit from prophylactic pan-retinal photocoagulation (PRP); and if there is a question about whether abnormal vessels around the disc are collaterals or NVD.
The common postvitrectomy complications are recurrent vitreous hemorrhage, retinal detachment, cataract and rubeosis iridis.
Rubeosis iridis in retinoblastoma: histologic findings and the possible role of vascular endothelial growth factor in its induction.
Ranibizumab as adjuvant in the treatment of rubeosis iridis and neovascular glaucoma - Results from a prospective interventional case series.
Durante a remocao do conteudo caseoso, houve sangramento (Figura 1E) e, apos a limpeza da regiao (Figura 1F), pode'se observar a superficie da cornea que apresentava edema, porem permitindo a vizibilizacao da iris com rubeosis iridis.
It has different etiologies, including trauma, coagulation disorders, herpetic disease, juvenile xanthogranuloma, retinoblastoma, leukemia, and rubeosis iridis.
Se atendieron cinco casos de ninos con retinopatia de la prematuridad y glaucoma secundario en los primeros 8 meses de vida, asociados a sinequias anteriores perifericas, camara anterior estrecha por desplazamiento del diafragma iridocristaliniano, edema corneal, rubeosis iridis y buftalmos.
Vitrectomized eyes, patients with simultaneous bilateral VH, monocular patients, and patients with advanced glaucoma, rubeosis iridis or TRD were excluded from the study.