hyphema

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Noun1.hyphema - bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye
bleeding, haemorrhage, hemorrhage - the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
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Hyphäma

hy·phe·ma

n. hifema.
1. ojo inyectado;
2. sangramiento en la cámara anterior del ojo.
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hyphema

n hipema m
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References in periodicals archive ?
Assessment of injury type showed that 58 were hyphaema, where blood collects in the front chamber of the eye, and 36 of these had progressed to secondary glaucoma.
Sally, "Hyphaema," in Saunders Solution in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Opthalmology, F.
Most common early postoperative complications were hyphaema (n = 4, 10.0%), transient vitreous hemorrhage (n = 1, 2.5%), and ocular hypotony (n = 1, 2.5%) (Table 2).
Anterior segment examination was normal in 36 patients while three had hyphaema at the time of presentation.
There was no documented hyphaema or chemosis of the eye, but there was conjunctivitis.
Cataract surgeries were performed when anterior chamber inflammation was well controlled and hyphaema was completely absorbed.
The dogs exhibited pyrexia, inappetence, depression, lymphadenopathy, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and ocular signs of aqueous flare, blepharospasm, ciliary flush and hyphaema. B-mode ocular ultrasonogram of eyes revealed detachment of retina in affected dogs.
b/ There is evidence of hyphaema in the anterior chamber
The most common complication in the early postoperative period was hyphaema in group 2 and transient IOP elevation in group 1, which was treated with anti-glaucomatous medications for a few days.
Conclusion: Preoperative IVB is helpful in improving BCVA post operatively, reducing the time of surgery, decreasing the incidence of intraoperative and postoperative bleeding and reducing the frequency of rubeosis and hyphaema.
Traumatic hyphaema: a retrospective study of 314 cases.