Endophthalmitis

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Endophthalmitis

Synonym(s) - Ophthalmia

Definition: Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye; not all layers of the uvea are affected. Fungi, necrosis of intraocular tumors, and retained intraocular foreign bodies often cause a purulent endophthalmitis.

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