The scleritis is a severe, destructive inflammation of the deep episclera and sclera, which threatens vision. Symptoms include moderate to severe pain, hyperemia of the globe, epiphora and photophobia. The diagnosis is made clinically. is treated with systemic corticosteroids and possibly immunosuppressive drugs.

The scleritis is most common in women aged between 30 and 50 years, many of which have collagen diseases such. As RA, SLE, periarteritis nodosa, granulomatous with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener’s granulomatosis hereinafter) or relapsing polychondritis. Few cases are infectious conditions. About half of scleritis cases have no known cause. The scleritis affects the anterior segment most frequently. It observed three forms: diffuse, nodular and necrotizing scleritis.

The scleritis is a severe, destructive inflammation of the deep episclera and sclera, which threatens vision. Symptoms include moderate to severe pain, hyperemia of the globe, epiphora and photophobia. The diagnosis is made clinically. is treated with systemic corticosteroids and possibly immunosuppressive drugs. The scleritis is most common in women aged between 30 and 50 years, many of which have collagen diseases such. As RA, SLE, periarteritis nodosa, granulomatous with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener’s granulomatosis hereinafter) or relapsing polychondritis. Few cases are infectious conditions. About half of scleritis cases have no known cause. The scleritis affects the anterior segment most frequently. It observed three forms: diffuse, nodular and necrotizing scleritis. Symptoms and complaints The pain (often characterized as deep, nagging pain) are so strong that they interfere with sleep and appetite. Photophobia and epiphora may occur. The hyperemic spots that develop deep beneath the bulbar conjunctiva, violet than at a episcleritis or conjunctivitis. The conjunctiva is normal. The bulb can be focal (usually a Bulbusquadrant) or fully affected. Sometimes located in the area skleritischen a hyperemic, edematous, raised nodule (nodular scleritis) or an avascular area (necrotizing scleritis). A posterior scleritis is less frequent, less likely to cause a red eye, but more often blurred or impaired vision. Nodular scleritis ¬© Springer Science + Business Media var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/516-nodular-scleritis-s109-springer-high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/516-nodular-scleritis-s109-springer-high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0’, title: ‘Nodular scleritis’ description:’ u003Ca id = ” v37894213 “class = ” anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “” para “” u003e u003cp u003eNodul√§re scleritis is characterized by a hyperemic

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