hypopyon


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hypopyon

(haɪˈpəʊpɪən)
n
(Medicine) med an accumulation of pus or white blood cells in the eye
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Hypopyon
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In the left eye, anterior segment examination showed 4+ anterior chamber cell with a hypopyon and a diffuse white granular sheet along the posterior face of the intraocular lens implant.
Clinical diagnosis is based on clinical history and slit lamp examination of a bacterial corneal ulcer would be most likely with the following signs and symptoms: - conjunctival injection with sharp epithelial demarcation and underlying stromal inflammation, corneal thinning, stromal oedema, endothelial inflammatory plaque, Descemet's folds, mucopurulent discharge, anterior chamber reaction and hypopyon. Diagnosing a fungal ulcer - corneal ulcers unresponsive to broad-spectrum antibiotics, the presence of satellite lesions, scanty secretions in a large ulcer are some signs that should raise flags to the attending professional about the possibility of a mycotic agent.
(3) HLA-B27-associated uveitis is the most common cause of anterior uveitis overall and of anterior uveitis with hypopyon in particular.
The classic signs of uveitis are the same in birds as they are in mammals--aqueous flare, hypopyon, corneal edema, and nonspecific findings, such as blepharospasm or enophthalmos with third eyelid elevation.
Examination findings, including stromal opacification, anterior chamber reaction, and hypopyon, were indicative of active infection.
The left eye revealed a central infiltrate with two infiltrates paracentrally and a hypopyon (leukocytes in the anterior chamber of the eye).
Ophthalmic examination revealed conjunctival injection, mild corneal oedema, grade 3+ anterior chamber cells, hypopyon (1 mm), and an IOP of 8 mmHg.
The biomicroscopic examination revealed intense conjunctival and ciliary injection, most likely self-sealed conjunctival laceration, corneal oedema, 3+ anterior chamber cells with fibrin, and a thin layer of hypopyon in the anterior chamber and posterior synechiae.
During this time period, the eyes of the mice showed a gradual increase of inflammatory signs, including corneal edema, conjunctival hyperemia, hypopyon, and posterior synechiae as we described previously [33].
The size, location, and complications such as endothelial plaque, hypopyon, and satellite lesion were examined by slit lamp biomicroscopy.
Endophthalmitis was a clinical diagnosis based on typical symptoms and signs, including pain, decreased visual acuity, conjunctival erythema, anterior chamber reaction, hypopyon and vitritis.