scleritis

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scle·ri·tis

 (sklə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the sclera.

scle·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

scleritis

(sklɪəˈraɪtɪs) or

sclerotitis

n
(Pathology) pathol inflammation of the sclera
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Noun1.scleritis - inflammation of the sclera
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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scle·ri·tis

n. escleritis, infl. de la esclerótica.

scleritis

n escleritis f
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5,6,7,8,9) Atypical, bullous, or chronic type CSCR may be confused with other diseases that can cause intraocular inflammation such as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease, posterior scleritis, sympathetic ophthalmia, multifocal choroiditis, and serpiginous choroiditis.
Scleral manifestations of the disease include an anterior scleritis which may be diffuse, nodular, necrotizing or can present as scleromalacia perforans or posterior scleritis which is uncommon.
B-scan of the left eye was normal except for thickening of the posterior sclera described as the 'T' sign, based on this a diagnosis of posterior scleritis was made.

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