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What is Iridocyclitis?

What is Iridocyclitis?

  • Iridocyclitis: Inflammation of the iris and ciliary body (just behind the iris) of the eye.
  • Iridocyclitis: Acute or chronic inflammation of the iris and ciliary body characterized by exudates into the anterior chamber, discoloration of the iris, and constricted, sluggish pupil. Symptoms include radiating pain, photophobia, lacrimation, and interference with vision.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Iridocyclitis: inflammation of the iris and ciliary body of the eye.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Iridocyclitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Iridocyclitis, or a subtype of Iridocyclitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Iridocyclitis: Introduction

Types of Iridocyclitis:

Broader types of Iridocyclitis:

How serious is Iridocyclitis?

Complications of Iridocyclitis: see complications of Iridocyclitis

What causes Iridocyclitis?

Causes of Iridocyclitis: see causes of Iridocyclitis

What are the symptoms of Iridocyclitis?

Symptoms of Iridocyclitis: see symptoms of Iridocyclitis

Complications of Iridocyclitis: see complications of Iridocyclitis

Iridocyclitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Iridocyclitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Iridocyclitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Iridocyclitis: Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Iridocyclitis.
Treatments for Iridocyclitis: see treatments for Iridocyclitis
Research for Iridocyclitis: see research for Iridocyclitis

Name and Aliases of Iridocyclitis

Main name of condition: Iridocyclitis

Other names or spellings for Iridocyclitis:

Iritis, Uveitis Source - Diseases Database


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