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Chapter 7: Uveal Tract & Sclera

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new window Figure 7-1: The uveal tract consists of the iris, the ciliary body, and the choroid.
new window Figure 7-2: Anterior synechiae (adhesions). The peripheral iris adheres to the cornea. Glaucoma may result.
new window Figure 7-3: Posterior synechiae. The iris adheres to the lens. Iris seclusion, iris bombé, and glaucoma may result.
new window Figure 7-4: Posterior synechiae (anterior view). The iris is adherent to the lens in several places as a result of previous inflammation, causing an irregular, fixed pupil. Appropriate treatment with corticosteroids and cycloplegic agents can often prevent such synechiae.
new window Figure 7-5Toxoplasma cysts in the retina. (Courtesy of K Tabbara.)
new window Figure 7-6: Microscopic section of giant cells and lymphocytes in sympathetic ophthalmia involving the choroid. (Courtesy of R Carriker.)
new window Figure 7-7: Nevus of the iris. (Courtesy of A Rosenberg.)
new window Figure 7-8: Nevus of the choroid. (Photo by Diane Beeston.)
new window Figure 7-9: Malignant melanoma of the choroid, macular area, left eye (drawing). (Courtesy of F Cordes.)
new window Figure 7-10: Ciliary staphyloma. (Courtesy of P Thygeson.)
new window Figure 7-11: Nodular episcleritis, right eye. (Photo by Diane Beeston.)
new window Figure 7-12: Nodular scleritis, left eye, associated with rheumatoid arthritis. (Courtesy of GR O'Connor.)
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