posterior synechia


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Related to posterior synechia: keratic precipitates
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Noun1.posterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the lens
synechia - adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness
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The effect of mydriatics on posterior synechia after combined pars plana vitrectomy, phacoemulsification, and intraocular lens implantation.
8) found that the presence of broad-based posterior synechia, retinal vasculitis with or without choroiditis, and serpiginous-like choroiditis were strong indicators of TB uveitis in TB-endemic areas.
Slit lamp examination of BE shows mixed conjunctival congestion, KPs, cells 4+ with exudation in anterior chamber, vitreous cell+, in RE pupil irregular due to posterior synechia.

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