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Inflammation of the iris of the eye.

i·rit′ic (ī-rĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) inflammation of the iris of the eye
iritic adj
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(aɪˈraɪ tɪs)

inflammation of the iris of the eye.
[1810–20; ir (is) + -itis]
i•rit•ic (aɪˈrɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.iritis - inflammation of the iris
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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n. iritis, infl. del iris.
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n iritis f
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Any or all of the following symptoms and signs may be associated with ENL, or may occur without ENL, and all are manifestations of type 2 reaction: fever and malaise, nerve pain, periosteal pain, muscle pain, pain and swelling of joints, rhinitis, epistaxis, acute iritis, painful dactylitis, swollen and tender lymph nodes, acute epididymo-orchitis and proteinuria.
This was in direct response to the clinical experience gained from dealing with acute iritis and exemplified the need to constantly re-assess practice performance.
Apart from radiographic sacroiliitis, some of the clinical features that increased the likelihood of axial SpA were: positive MRI (likelihood ratio [LR] of 9.0), positive HLA-B27 (LR = 9.0), history of acute iritis (uveitis) (LR = 7.3), positive family history (LR = 6.4), and a positive response to NSAIDs (LR = 5.1).

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