Disease Information for Ophthalmia, sympathetic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Painful Vision Loss
Acute Vision Loss
Decreasing visual acuity
Decreasing visual acuity in Children
Eye symptoms/signs
Narrow pupil/unilateral
Vision Loss
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Visual acuity loss
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Ophthalmology Specialty Population
CLASS/Ophthalmology disorders
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
SX/Enucleation/eye
SX/Eye Surgery
Definition

Granulomatous uveitis which follows in one eye after a penetrating injury to the other eye; the secondarily affected eye is called the sympathizing eye, and the injured eye is called the exciting or activating eye.

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