phacoanaphylaxis

phacoanaphylaxis

 [fak″o-an″ah-fĭ-lak´sis]
hypersensitivity to the protein of the crystalline lens of the eye, induced by escape of material from the lens capsule.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phac·o·an·a·phy·lax·is

(fak'ō-an'ă-fī-lak'sis),
Hypersensitivity to protein of the lens of the eye.
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pha·co·an·a·phy·lax·is

, phakoanaphylaxis (fak'ō-an-ă-fi-lak'sis)
Hypersensitivity to protein of the lens of the eye.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Lens-related elevation in intraocular pressure (IOP) results from a variety of mechanisms such as lens dislocation, lens swelling (Intumescent cataract), inflammation due to phacoanaphylaxis and lens particle blocking the trabecular meshwork.