rubeosis iridis
rubeosis iri·dis -'ī-rəd-əs n abnormal redness of the iris resulting from neovascularization and often associated with diabetes

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growth of blood vessels onto the iris, usually as a result of ischaemia of the eye. This occurs, for example, in diabetic retinopathy and central retinal vein occlusion.

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a condition characterized by formation of new blood vessels and connective tissue on the surface of the iris, frequently seen in diabetics (r. iґridis diabeґtica) and following occlusion of the central retinal vein or artery. If untreated, it can develop into severe, intractable glaucoma.

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  • Rubeosis iridis — is a medical condition of the iris of the eye in which new abnormal blood vessels (i.e. neovascularization) are found on the surface of the iris. It is usually associated with disease processes in the retina, which involve the retina becoming… …   Wikipedia

  • rubeosis iridis — Formación de vasos sanguíneos sobre la parte anterior del iris. Puede estar asociada con glaucoma trombótico y diabetes mellitus. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • rubeosis iridis — Eng. Rubeosis iridis Presencia de neoformación de vasos en el iris. Rubeosis del iris. Rubeosis iridiana …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Rubeosis iridis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E10–E14 Diabetes mellitus .3+ H36.0* Mit Augenkomplikationen Diabetische Retinopathie Retinopathia diabetica …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rubeosis iridis — rubeosis growth of blood vessels onto the iris, usually as a result of ischaemia of the eye. This occurs, for example, in diabetic retinopathy and central retinal vein occlusion …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • rubeosis — iridis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • iridis — see HETEROCHROMIA IRIDIS, RUBEOSIS IRIDIS …   Medical dictionary

  • rubeosis — Reddish discoloration, as of the skin. [L. ruber, red, + G. osis, condition] r. iridis diabetica neovascularization of the anterior surface of the iris in diabetes mellitus. * * * ru·be·o·sis .rü bē ō səs n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • rubeosis del iris — Eng. Rubeosis of iris Ver rubeosis iridis …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • rubeosis iridiana — Ver rubeosis iridis …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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