anterior scleritis

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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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an·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

inflammation of the sclera adjacent to the cornea.
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an·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr skler-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the sclera adjacent to the cornea.
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Anterior scleritis can be segmental or it may involve the entire anterior sclera.
* Nodular anterior scleritis: An immobile scleral nodule with a deep red to purple colour is found.
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