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iridodialysis

 [ir″ĭ-do-di-al´i-sis]
separation or loosening of the iris from its root at the ciliary body, either from trauma or from surgical accident.

ir·i·do·di·al·y·sis

(ir'i-dō-dī-al'i-sis),
A colobomatous defect of the iris caused by its separation from the scleral spur.
[irido- + G. dialysis, loosening]

ir·i·do·di·al·y·sis

(ir'i-dō-dī-al'i-sis)
Separation of the iris root from the scleral; often results from trauma.
[irido- + G. dialysis, loosening]

iridodialysis

A tearing away of the iris from its attachment to the ciliary body. It usually occurs as a result of blunt trauma to the eye.
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* Iris--is there sectoral iris atrophy (viral uveitis), mid-peripheral transillumination defect (PDS), iridodenesis or iridodialysis (previous trauma and angle recession), or polycoria/naevi (ICE)?
There were no other complications observed, such as iridodialysis, shallow anterior chamber, or ciliary block glaucoma.
One of these cases had associated iridodialysis & vitreous herniating into the anterior chamber with secondary glaucoma & PVD.
Visual acuity at presentation was hand movement (HM) at 1 meter in affected eye with hyphema, traumatic cataract, iridodialysis and severe commotio retinae.
Exclusion criteria included significant corneal opacification, large iridodialysis, raised IOP, and posterior segment involvement.
This included prolapse in 9 patients iridodialysis in 2 patients iris tear and sphincter rupture in 1patient each.
(15) Other reported causes of glaucoma in raptors are traumatic iridodialysis and cyclodialysis (13); neither of which was observed in the present case, and primary glaucoma, (11) which would not be permanently corrected with short-term medical therapy as was the case in the current report.
The inclusion criteria were (a) uneventful implantation (i.e., absence of intraoperative complications such as iridodialysis, iris bleeding, or intraoperative disenclavation) of an Artisan[R] (Ophtec, Groningen, The Netherlands) iris-claw IOL, inserted due to a lack of capsule support; and (b) medical records showing the results of complete eye examinations (as detailed below), preoperatively and at 1 and 12 months after surgery.
Iridodialysis was seen in 2 (0.44%) cases, which were 1 clock hour in extent and did not have any significance in the final visual outcome.
Corectopia (or ectopic pupil), is similarly either congenital or acquired, as a result of penetrating trauma, surgery, iridodialysis or inflammation.