Eye
Uvea
Rubeosis iridis


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Revised: 8 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Rubeosis iridis [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Uvea: rubeosis iridis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeuvearubeosisiridis.html. Accessed October 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Neovascular membrane on surface of iris
  • Leads to peripheral anterior synechiae, outflow obstruction and secondary glaucoma
  • Associated with diabetes, occlusion of central retinal artery / vein or carotid artery, longstanding retinal detachment, chronic uveitis and intraocular tumor
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