Infectious panuveitis

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A rare ophthalmic disorder characterized by generalized inflammation of all parts of the uveal tract (iris ciliary body and choroid) simultaneously involving adjacent vitreous and retina without any predominant site of inflammation due to viral bacterial fungal or parasitic infections. Clinical symptoms include pain photophobia redness blurring of vision and floaters. Signs on examination are lid edema ciliary injection chemosis keratic precipitates cells in the anterior chamber hypopyon iris nodules and neovascularization posterior synechiae macular edema vitreous and retinal hemorrhage and retinal detachment among others. Complications may result in visual loss.

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