Table of ContentsDefinition / 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