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Related to heterochromic iridocyclitis: Fuchs heterochromic cyclitis
inflammation of the iris and ciliary body.
heterochromic iridocyclitis a unilateral low-grade form leading to depigmentation of the iris of the affected eye; called also heterochromic uveitis.
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A low grade, unilateral inflammation of the ciliary body and iris, lighter in color than the unaffected eye. A secondary cataract and/or glaucoma may developSynonym: Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis
See also: iridocyclitis
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