vitritis


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hyalitis

 [hi″ah-li´tis]
inflammation of the vitreous body; called also vitreitis and vitritis.
asteroid hyalitis hyalitis marked by spherical or star-shaped bodies in the vitreous; see also benson's disease.
hyalitis puncta´ta a form marked by small opacities.
hyalitis suppurati´va purulent inflammation of the vitreous body.

vitritis 

Inflammatory reaction of the vitreous or the hyaloid membrane as a result of a disease in the adjacent structures, such as the ciliary body, the choroid or the retina, which causes infiltration of cells into the vitreous. Patients complain of floaters and/or blurred vision. Note: also spelt vitreitis. Syn. hyalitis. See intermediate uveitis.
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Absence of vitritis in the left eye was checked again, before starting treatment.
Anterior chamber inflammation may also be seen in 0.4-33.5% of patients after capsulotomy, but persistent vitritis is rare and no complication has been reported [16].
A los 10 dias post tratamiento el examen ocular revelo midriasis, vasos epiesclerales inyectados y vitritis, con desprendimiento total de retina y placas blanquecinas en ambos ojos (Foto 4).
An important consideration in this patient would be an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome presenting as an immune recovery vitritis or immune recovery uveitis (IRU).
Complete clinical response was assumed in patients whose visual acuity was normal and those who showed absence of inflammatory findings (inflammatory cells in the anterior chamber and vitritis) or absence of macular thickening in upon OCT.
The most common presentation is a peripheral granuloma with vitritis. A hazy white lesion may be seen in the periphery which is attached to the disc with a glial band.
(43, 44) Also known as choroiditis, this is an inflammation of the choroid that may also involve surrounding structures such as the retina (retinitis) and vitreous (vitritis).
For those patients with severe vitritis, more than 90% of the cases also obtained BCVA improvement after PPV and silicone oil tamponade or lensectomy simultaneously.
By and large, patients of this level were suffering from severity symptoms who presented oral ulcers, uveitis, blurry vision, punctate lesions through CNS, vitritis, incontinence, asymmetrical lower extremity hypertonia, papillitis, and spastic gait (Table 3).
The association of IRIS with CMV has only been stated in ocular affections due to CMV such as vitritis, uveitis, or retinitis [20].
During the course of the disease, ocular manifestations occurred in 26 patients in the form of posterior uveitis, retinal vasculitis, anterior uveitis, vitritis, and retinal vein occlusion.