Ophthalmia, Sympathetic

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Ophthalmia, Sympathetic

Synonym(s) - Uveitis, Sympathetic - Sympathetic Ophthalmia - Sympathetic Uveitides

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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