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u·ve·i·tis

 (yo͞o′vē-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the uvea.

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uveitis

(ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the uvea
uveitic adj
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u•ve•i•tis

(ˌyu viˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the uvea.
[1840–50]
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uveitis

an inflamed condition of the uvea. — uveitic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uveitis - inflammation of the uvea 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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u·ve·i·tis

n. uveítis, infl. de la úvea.
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uveitis

n uveítis f
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We will complete these efforts as quickly as possible as we work towards approval of XIPERE as a potential treatment option for patients suffering from uveitic macular edema.
During acute episodes, IOP in the uveitic eye was [greater than or equal to]5 mmHg lower than in the nonuveitic eye in 17 (18.6%) patients and [greater than or equal to]5 mmHg higher in 15 (16.4%) patients.
1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with uveitic macular edema (ME), intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (ITA) and intravitreal dexamethasone implant (IDI) are superior to periocular triamcinolone acetonide (PTA), according to a study published online Sept.
Results of hydrophilic acrylic, hydrophobic acrylic, and silicone intraocular lenses in uveitic eyes with cataract.
The aim of this study was to compare the rates of visual axis opacification (VAO) and postoperative complications (uveitic reaction, posterior synechiae, glaucoma, and IOL decentration) in pediatric cataract patients who have undergone IOL implantation in the capsular bag after posterior capsulorhexis and anterior vitrectomy with those of patients who have undergone posterior capsulorhexis and IOL implantation with the haptic in the bag and the optic positioned behind the posterior capsulorhexis (optic capture).
Bilateral ocular decompression retinopathy after Ahmed valve implantation for uveitic glaucoma.
In 13 patients for whom [greater than or equal to] 3 months of follow-up was available for laboratory testing, quantitative VDRL screening was reported to decrease, except in 1 patient who had recurrence of uveitic syphilis because of an interruption in antiretroviral therapy (online Technical Appendix Table 2).
Any secondary form of glaucoma cases such as pigmentary glaucoma, uveitic, pseudoexfoliation, and history of steroid use or ocular trauma was excluded.
After the uveitic stage, vertigo with hearing loss, alopecia or vitiligo, and signs of meningeal irritation, including severe headache, periocular pain headache, and pleocytosis in the cerebrospinal fluid may appear.
We describe the successful utilization of repeat intravitreal corticosteroid therapy for refractory uveitic CME in the setting of treated ocular syphilis.
The established treatment for cases of ocular syphilis is to treat the systemic infection with Penicillin G which can result in improvement of the ocular changes, including improvement of uveitic symptoms such as photophobia and visual acuity loss [3, 4, 7].