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Suppurative uveitis

Suppurative uveitis

Definition: Superinfected inflammation of the anterior and/or posterior UVEE.

Additional information for professionals: It is often of exogenous origin (ocular surgery or trauma), associated or not with autoimmune disorders of the HLA B27 type, or more rarely it is due to septic emboli from a focus of endocarditis or meningitis.

Hierarchical classification:

  • Bacterial infections and mycoses
  • Bacterial infections
  • Bacterial infections of the eye
  • Suppurative uveitis

See also:

  • Endophthalmitis
  • Panophthalmitis


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