panophthalmitis


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panophthalmitis

 [pan″of-thal-mi´tis]
inflammation of all the eye structures or tissues.

pan·oph·thal·mi·tis

(pan'of-thal-mī'tĭs),
Purulent inflammation of all layers of the eye.
[pan- + G. ophthalmos, eye]

panophthalmitis

Inflammation involving all the tissues of the eyeball. Panophthalmitis usually ends in blindness.

panophthalmitis 

Acute inflammation of the eyeball involving all its structures and extending into the orbit. The disease develops very rapidly. The eyelids are red and swollen and there is severe chemosis of the conjunctiva. The cornea is often a whitish mass of necrotic tissue and there may be severe ocular pain. See endophthalmitis.
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