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8 Possible Causes for Patchy Iris Atrophy

  • Iris Atrophy

    The commonest form of iris atrophy affected the inner third of the iris stroma in a patchy manner, often with sparing above.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The red fundus reflex may be seen through the patchy areas of iris atrophy.[entokey.com] However, diffuse atrophy occurred in two cases, and there were two cases of 'senile tears' of the iris.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anterior Uveitis

    Although patchy iris atrophy may be present following an episode of HSV keratouveitis or iritis, inflammatory iris lesions are not typically seen.[eyewiki.aao.org] , sectoral, or diffuse iris atrophy, which may distort the pupil and which is best seen on transillumination. 6,9,10,16–18 The acute increase in intraocular pressure has been[journals.lww.com] Iris Atrophy The iris atrophy in Herpes Simplex Virus/Varicella Zoster Virus (HSV/VZV) anterior uveitis is characteristically patchy or sectoral and may be associated with[touchophthalmology.com]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    […] macular involvement, and patchy atrophy of the iris stroma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: The main clinical ophthalmologic features were bilateral ptosis, chronic external ophthalmoplegia, diffuse choroidal atrophy, atypical pigmentary retinopathy with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Corneal Blood Staining

    […] respectively HSV causes patchy iris atrophy while VZV causes sectoral what dystrophy and degeneration result in diamond shaped opacities with clear intervening spaces?[freezingblue.com] […] hyperopia, short axial length, angle closure glaucoma, strabismus" how much limbal stem cells do you need to properly replenish cornea 25-33% how does HSV and VZV affect iris[freezingblue.com]

  • Posterior Synechiae

    Iris Atrophy The iris atrophy in Herpes Simplex Virus/Varicella Zoster Virus (HSV/VZV) anterior uveitis is characteristically patchy or sectoral and may be associated with[touchophthalmology.com]

  • Fuchs' Heterochromic Iridocyclitis

    Risk Factors None known General Pathology The iris shows a decrease in the number of stromal melanocytes with patchy depigmentation of the posterior layer.[eyewiki.org] The ciliary body shows stromal fibrosis with muscular atrophy.[eyewiki.org] Other associated diseases include ocular trauma, retinitis pigmentosa, Horner syndrome, Status disraphicus and hemifacial atrophy aka Parry-Romberg syndrome.[eyewiki.org]

  • Granulomatous Iritis

    Iris Atrophy The iris atrophy in Herpes Simplex Virus/Varicella Zoster Virus (HSV/VZV) anterior uveitis is characteristically patchy or sectoral and may be associated with[touchophthalmology.com]

  • Congenital Microcoria

    The red fundus reflex may be seen through the patchy areas of iris atrophy.[entokey.com] The iris stroma is preserved with patchy atrophy of the iris pigment epithelium ( arrows ), which would clinically correspond to a transillumination defect. C.[entokey.com] Clinically the iris would show hypopigmentation without transillumination defects. B. Iris pigment epithelial atrophy in diabetes mellitus.[entokey.com]

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