posterior scleritis


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scleritis

 [sklĕ-ri´tis]
inflammation of the sclera. It may be superficial (episcleritis) or deep.
anterior scleritis inflammation of the sclera adjoining the limbus of the cornea.
posterior scleritis scleritis involving the retina and choroid.

pos·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

inflammation, often monocular, of the sclera adjacent to the optic nerve, with frequent extension to the retina and choroid.

pos·te·ri·or scle·ri·tis

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr skler-ī'tis)
Inflammation, often monocular, of the sclera adjacent to the optic nerve, with frequent extension to the retina and choroid.
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Herbort, "Indocyanine green angiographic features in posterior scleritis," The American Journal ofOphthalmology, vol.
Branley, "Posterior scleritis: clinical features, systemic associations, and outcome in a large series of patients," Ophthalmology, vol.
Okada, "Enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography of the choroid in new-onset acute posterior scleritis," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol.
These findings led to bilateral posterior scleritis diagnosis.
(5) Our patient was treated chemotherapy for systemic disease along with steroid therapy during the posterior scleritis attacks.
In our study, we reported a 78 year-old woman with MM who was presented with bilateral posterior scleritis. The findings regressed with steroid therapy but recurred after 1.5 years.

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