Iridectomy for iritis should be performed when the inflammation has entirely subsided.
In July, 1878, the wife had iritis, and after that gummata on the leg.
If a case of iritis be left to itself or treated without the use of a mydriatic, posterior synechiae almost invariably form.
The exudation may, as in iritis, be serous, plastic or purulent.
The immediate action of Mercury in checking inflammation is often very apparent in the case of iritis.
It is remarkable that iritis very seldom occurs as a complication of acute articular rheumatism.
In infected cases a complication with iritis is not uncommon owing to the penetration of toxines into the anterior chamber.
The average age at the time the iritis commenced was five months and a half.
iritis is frequently produced by rheumatism, as well as by scrofula and gout, and often places the sight in great peril.
In addition, iritis may be secondary to keratitis, scleritis or choroiditis.
iritis i·ri·tis (ī-rī'tĭs)
Inflammation of the iris.