uveitis

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u·ve·i·tis

 (yo͞o′vē-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the uvea.

uveitis

(ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the uvea
uveitic adj

u•ve•i•tis

(ˌyu viˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the uvea.
[1840–50]

uveitis

an inflamed condition of the uvea. — uveitic, adj.
See also: Eyes
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Noun1.uveitis - inflammation of the uvea of the eye
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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u·ve·i·tis

n. uveítis, infl. de la úvea.

uveitis

n uveítis f
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11) Intermediate uveitis, posterior uveitis, panuveitis or uveitis associated with a high risk of vision loss tend to be treated using periocular, intravitreal, oral or intravenous corticosteroids.
This classification includes anterior uveitis, intermediate uveitis, posterior uveitis, and panuveitis.
TABLE International Study Group criteria for the diagnosis of Behcet's disease * (3) Recurrent oral ulceration Minor aphthous, major aphthous, or herpetiform ulceration that has recurred at least 3 times in a 12-month period Plus 2 of the following: Recurrent genital ulceration Aphthous ulceration or scarring Eye lesions Anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis, or cells in the vitreous on slit lamp examination; or retinal vacuities observed by an ophthalmologist Cutaneous lesions Erythema nodosum, pseudofolliculitis, or papulopustular lesions; or acneiform nodules in a post-adolescent patient not receiving corticosteroids Positive pathergy test Read by the physician at 24-48 h * Findings applicable only in the absence of another clinical explanation.