synechia

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synechia

(sɪˈnɛkɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormality of the eye

synechia

a diseased condition characterized by adhesion, especially the adhesion of the iris to the cornea.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synechia - adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness
adhesion - abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
anterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the cornea
posterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the lens
Translations

sy·nech·i·a

n. sinequia, unión o adherencia anormal de tejidos u órganos esp. referente al iris, al cristalino y a la córnea.
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The cause of IOP rise is occlusion of the iridocorneal angle by peripheral anterior synechia or direct involvement of the trabecular meshwork by the epithelium.
Besides angle recession and peripheral anterior synechia, other findings on gonioscopy included iridodialysis (2 patients), cyclodialysis (1 patient), blood clots in the angle, heavy pigmentation of trabecular meshwork, convex iris and haptic of PCIOL lodged in the angle.

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