scleritis


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scle·ri·tis

 (sklə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the sclera.

scle·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

scleritis

(sklɪəˈraɪtɪs) or

sclerotitis

n
(Pathology) pathol inflammation of the sclera
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Noun1.scleritis - inflammation of the sclera
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

scle·ri·tis

n. escleritis, infl. de la esclerótica.

scleritis

n escleritis f
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potatorum (Loganiaceae) is used for the treatment of gonorrhea, leukeorrhea, gastropathy, bronchitis, chronic diarrhea, dysentery, renal and vesicle calculi, diabetes, conjunctivitis, scleritis, ulcers, and other eye disease (Yadav et al.
Examples of severe systemic manifestations included scleritis, sensorineural deafness, spinal cord lesions, stroke, mesenteric ischemia, alveolar hemorrhage, cranial nerve palsy, respiratory failure, red blood cell casts in the urine, or a greater than 25% drop in creatinine clearance, among others.
Atypical presentations include inflammation and swelling of the optic nerve head (manifesting as optic neuritis), motile subretinal larvae, [6,7] and diffuse chorioretinitis, [8] BRVO, vitreous haemorrhage, scleritis.
Patients with rheumatoid scleritis have more advanced joint disease and more extra-articular manifestations than do rheumatoid patients without scleritis.
Patients with evidence of serous elevations secondary to other ocular conditions such as optic disc pit, multifocal choroiditis, posterior scleritis, choroidal mass or associated systemic illnesses were excluded from the study.
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