an effusion of pus into the anterior chamber of the eye.
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How to use hypopyon in a sentence
It usually comes on about the third day and may be accompanied by hypopyon.
(iii) To evacuate the anterior chamber in bad corneal ulceration, especially when associated with hypopyon and tension.
In some cases where a very tenacious hypopyon is present it may be withdrawn with the iris forceps.
(iv) For hypopyon ulcer associated with lachrymal obstruction.
In some cases the anterior chamber is invaded by pus (hypopyon).