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Noun1.iridocyclitis - inflammation of the iris and ciliary body 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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However, the diagnosis of PSS was challenged by the author because sectoral iris atrophy was identified in this case, and the Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis may have been an alternative diagnosis.
This finding has long been considered a principal sign of FUS and even lead to it being called 'Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis'.
Etiologically, idiopathic uveitis was most common cause (24 cases), followed by tuberculosis (8 cases), Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis (3 cases) sarcoidosis (2 cases), leprosy (2 cases), scleronegative spondyloarthropathy (1 case) in that order.