vitreous cell

vit·re·ous cell

a cell occurring in the peripheral part of the vitreous body that may be responsible for production of hyaluronic acid and possibly of collagen.
Synonym(s): hyalocyte
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Clinical assessment shows telangiectatic vessels, 'light-bulb' aneurysms, capillary dropout, massive retinal exudation, vitreous cells and scarring (Figure 3).
In the presence of vitreous cells (seen on slit lamp biomicroscopy immediately behind the lens), this series of symptoms should raise the possibility of a diagnosis of a posterior uveitis (such as Birdshot Chorioretinopathy).
b) Anterior vitreous cells can be found in PVD but not in BCR