vitritis


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hyalitis

 [hi″ah-li´tis]
inflammation of the vitreous body; called also vitreitis and vitritis.
asteroid hyalitis hyalitis marked by spherical or star-shaped bodies in the vitreous; see also benson's disease.
hyalitis puncta´ta a form marked by small opacities.
hyalitis suppurati´va purulent inflammation of the vitreous body.

vitritis 

Inflammatory reaction of the vitreous or the hyaloid membrane as a result of a disease in the adjacent structures, such as the ciliary body, the choroid or the retina, which causes infiltration of cells into the vitreous. Patients complain of floaters and/or blurred vision. Note: also spelt vitreitis. Syn. hyalitis. See intermediate uveitis.
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A los 10 dias post tratamiento el examen ocular revelo midriasis, vasos epiesclerales inyectados y vitritis, con desprendimiento total de retina y placas blanquecinas en ambos ojos (Foto 4).
An important consideration in this patient would be an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome presenting as an immune recovery vitritis or immune recovery uveitis (IRU).
The vision drop was significant in those presenting with dense vitritis and posterior pole involvement.
One patient presented with anterior uveitis in both eyes and fundus showed large granular areas of retinal whitening along with vitritis and generalized retinal vasculitis suggestive of ARN.
Syphilitic chorioretinitis presents as a vitritis associated with bilateral, large, solitary, placoid, pale yellow subretinal lesions with central fading and stippled retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) hyperpigmentation.
The CMV-R case definition was visualisation of at least one of the following on dilated pupil indirect ophthalmoscopy: indolent retinitis characterised by mild granular retinal opacification which may be associated with a few punctuate haemorrhages but absent vasculitis, or fulminating retinitis characterised by mild vitritis, vasculitis with perivascular sheathing and retinal opacification, dense, white, well-demarcated, geographical area of confluent opacification often associated with retinal haemorrhages, and slow relentless brushfire-like extension along retinal vascular arcades that may involve the optic nerve.
Although increased intracranial pressure can lead to bilateral optic nerve swelling, it does not cause vitritis.
of Signs/Symptoms patients * (%) ([dagger]) Signs (n = 32) Subretinal granulomatous 20 (65) mass/scar Vitritis 16 (55) Scotoma 10 (50) Posterior pole granuloma 13 (42) Peripheral granuloma with 12 (39) traction bands Active chorioretinitis 11 (34) Retinal detachment 9 (28) Strabismus 8 (27) Anterior uveitis 8 (25) Leukocoria 4 (15) Diffuse nematode endophthalmitis 2 (6) Symptoms (n = 37) Vision loss 25 (83) Permanent 17 (68) Temporary 7 (28) Unknown 1 (<1) Floaters 13 (38) Eye redness 12 (32) Photophobia 10 (27) Eye pain 7 (19) * Because of missing data, the number of respondents for selected characteristics varies.
Las manifestaciones inflamatorias de magnitud variable pueden involucrar distintas partes del ojo produciendo vasculitis arterial y venosa, vitritis leves y severas, precipitados inflamatorios por desprendimiento del vitreo posterior y uveitis.
This is an inflammatory condition, characterised by vitritis, and can cause optic nerve and macular oedema.
The self-limiting vitritis is clearly distinguishable from regular CMV retinitis, where there is no inflammatory response.
Since it involves vitritis, it is clearly distinguishable from regular CMV retinitis, where there is no inflammatory response.