Synonyms: Endophthalmitis phacoanaphylactica | Lens-induced endophthalmitis | Lens-induced iridocyclitis | Lens-induced uveitis | Phacoallergic endophthalmitis | Phacoantigenic endophthalmitis | Phako-anaphylactic endophthalmitis
A rare ophthalmic disorder characterized by a zonal granulomatous inflammatory reaction centered around the lens secondary to its traumatic rupture. Signs and symptoms include photophobia ocular irritation or pain blurred vision redness mutton-fat keratic precipitates posterior synechiae and sometimes hypopyon. Intraocular pressure may be elevated due to blockage of the trabecular meshwork by inflammatory cells or lens material.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version November 2023
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