heterochromic iridocyclitis


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Related to heterochromic iridocyclitis: Fuchs heterochromic cyclitis

iridocyclitis

 [ir″ĭ-do-si-kli´tis]
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.

heterochromic iridocyclitis

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 develop
Synonym: Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis
See also: iridocyclitis
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Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis: a review of 26 cases.
(14.) Goldberg MF, Erozan YS, Duke JR, Frost JK; Cytopathological and histopathologic aspects of Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis. Arch Ophthalmology 74; 604-609, 1965.
Herpes simplex virus DNA identification from aqueous fluid in Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis. Am J Ophthalmol.