TITLE

rubeosis iridis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1929
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of "rubeosis iridis" is presented. It refers to a condition in which new blood vessels are formed on the anterior surface of the iris. It is related to vascular disease affecting the retinal vein of the eye , which is seen most frequently in diabetics. It leads to painful, hemorrhagic glaucoma.
ACCESSION #
21244535

 

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