iridocyclectomy

iridocyclectomy

 [ir″ĭ-do-si-klek´to-me]
excision of part of the iris and of the ciliary body.

ir·i·do·cy·clec·to·my

(ir'i-dō-sī-klek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of the iris and ciliary body for excision of a tumor.
[irido- + G. kyklos, circle (ciliary body), + ektomē, excision]

iridocyclectomy

(ĭr′ĭ-dō-sī-klĕk′tə-mē, -sĭ-klĕk′-, ī′rĭ-)
n.
Removal of the iris and the ciliary body.

ir·i·do·cy·clec·to·my

(ir'i-dō-sī-klek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the iris and ciliary body for excision of a tumor.
[irido- + G. kyklos, circle (ciliary body), + ektomē, excision]
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(148) Iridocyclectomy is indicated for tumors with angle or ciliary body involvement.
The patient underwent local resection of the tumor in the form of iridocyclectomy. Histopathologically, the tumor showed heavy pigmentation and nests of pigmented epithelial cells forming gland-like structures that were separated by vascularized fibrous connective tissue [Figure 1]e.
For small tumors, local excision via iridocyclectomy in conjunction with radiotherapy has been done with varying success [25,28].
(8-11) With the goal of eye-sparing therapy increasing, clinicians have attempted surgical excision (eg, iridocyclectomy) with varying degrees of success.
Longterm follow-up of a patient with iris leiomyoma treated with partial lamellar iridocyclectomy. Acta Ophthalmol Scand.