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u·ve·i·tis

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

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uveitis

(ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the uvea
uveitic adj
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u•ve•i•tis

(ˌyu viˈaɪ tɪs)

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

an inflamed condition of the uvea. — uveitic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
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uveitis

n uveítis f
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Aldeyra Therapeutics announced results from the noninfectious anterior uveitis SOLACE Trial.
Biopharmaceutical company Palatin Technologies Inc (NYSE American:PTN) reported on Thursday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) orphan drug designation for PL-8177 for the treatment of non-infectious intermediate, posterior, pan and chronic anterior uveitis.
The most common extra-articular sign in the axial SpA group is uveitis and often occurs as unilateral anterior uveitis. [1] The principal treatment of uveitis is topical treatment.
The owl was diagnosed with bilateral anterior uveitis and a corneal ulceration in the left eye.
On histopathologic investigation, 56% (5/9) of animals that reached endpoint criteria had mild mononuclear anterior uveitis, with perivascular inflammation composed of lymphocytes primarily in the pars plana of the ciliary body, located near the iridoscleral junction, and scattered within the margins of the trabecular meshwork of the filtration angle (representative animal Jos-1; Table; Figure 3, panels D, H).
The other was an HLAB27+ ERA with acute anterior uveitis. This low incidence of uveitis could also be sighted in other Indian studies.
The most common form is anterior uveitis and the most common subtype is acute anterior uveitis (AAU).
Visulex-P is based on passive diffusion to deliver small molecules such as most generic corticosteroids and immunosuppressive agents whereas DSPV-201 is a multicenter, randomized, parallel group, double-masked, active-controlled study of DSP-Visulex in noninfectious anterior uveitis patients.
Children also are frequently photophobic, and anterior uveitis may develop11.
Symptoms associated with anterior uveitis, such as unilateral red eye, ciliary flush, and irregular pupil, were reported by 13 (9.4%) patients.
The CDC defined ocular syphilis as syphilis at any stage plus signs of ocular disease that include uveitis, panuveitis, optic neuropathy, interstitial keratitis, anterior uveitis and retinal vasculitis, but still the most common presentations are reported to be panuveitis or posterior uveitis [9].
It affects approximately 1-2% of the patients who visit uveitis clinics and, however, may represent up to a third of bilateral acute anterior uveitis in patients younger than 20 years old [2-6].

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