sympathetic ophthalmia


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sympathetic ophthalmia

[‚sim·pə′thed·ik äf′thal·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A granulomatous inflammation of the uveal tract following ocular injury or intraocular surgery.
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HLA associations and ancestry in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease and sympathetic ophthalmia.
Sympathetic ophthalmia occurs when vision is lost in one eye through injury or multiple surgeries, and the body's overactive immune system attacks the remaining healthy eye.
Among ocular syndrome, sympathetic ophthalmia was seen mostly among 25-30 years old, pars planitis in 30-40 years, and birdshot retinochoroidopathy among 45-50 years old.