Rubeosis iridis

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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 June 4th, 2020.
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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