panophthalmitis


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panophthalmitis

(pænˌɒfθælˈmaɪtɪs) or

panophthalmia

n
(Pathology) the inflammation of all eye tissue
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Significant histopathologic findings were fungal panophthalmitis OS as previously identified, with large, continuous sheets of encapsulated yeasts and fibrous connective tissue effacing normal intraocular structures.
6,8) It typically manifests with granulomatous anterior uveitis (nongranulomatous inflammation is rare) with or without iris nodules; intermediate uveitis; ciliary body tuberculoma; posterior uveitis, often in the form of choroidal tubercle or tuberculoma; retinal vasculitis (particularly venous); vitritis; retinal hemorrhages; neovascularization; serpiginous-like choroiditis; and rarely, neuroretinitis, endophthalmitis, or panophthalmitis.
The corneal epithelium, choroid plexus and adipose tissue were observed severely infiltrated with presence of exudate composed of neutrophils and macrophages (panoftlamitis and panniculitis), compatible with moderate to severe acute suppurative panophthalmitis, representing 81.
8%) eyes had to be enucleated or eviscerated due to devastating endophthalmitis and panophthalmitis that did not respond to the treatments, or that presented the risk of further spread of inflammation.
The end result was panophthalmitis which necessitated enucleation of eyeball.
Ocular complications such as keratitis, endophthalmitis, and panophthalmitis were more frequent in patients with a positive history of TEM than those with a negative history.
Although visual loss is usually absent or limited but sometimes severe ocular complications occur like ischemic optic neuritis78 occlusion of central or branched retinal vessels9 Vogt-Koyanagi- Harada like disease aggravation of diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy panophthalmitis vitreous and pre retinal haemorrhage.
Complications of the syndrome, apart from severe pain, include corneal ulceration, anterior uveitis, panophthalmitis and blindness.
As far as the disintegrated tumor tissues can cause toxic uveitis and the tumor masses floating in vitreous body can simulate the feature of panophthalmitis.
Postoperative panophthalmitis caused by Whipple disease.
Mismanagement (including self-medication and consulting traditional healers) can result in corneal perforation, panophthalmitis and blindness.