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uvea

[′yü·vē·ə]
(anatomy)
The pigmented, vascular layer of the eye: the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.
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18) However, one case was a sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis) with lymphocytes effacing and infiltrating the uvea.
El sindrome de Vogt Koyanagi Harada (VKH) corresponde a una enfermedad autoinmune multisistemica que se manifiesta por reaccion inflamatoria que afecta los organos pigmentados, especialmente la uvea y el pigmento retinal, y caracterizado por panuveitis granulomatosa bilateral.
Uveitis, which often has an autoimmune component, is the inflammation of the uvea, the pigmented layer that lies between the inner retina and the outer fibrous layer composed of the sclera and cornea.
Panuveitis is the inflammation of all the layers of the uvea (anterios chamber vitreous, retina, and choroid) (7).
Aber eine "Febris uveo-parotidea subchronica" an der Glandula parotis und der Uvea des Auges lokalisiert und hAufug mit Paresen cerebrospinaler Nerven kompliziert".
Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, called the uvea or uveal tract.
Es un proceso inflamatorio de la uvea (iris, cuerpo ciliar y coroides).
La tunica uvea es la "tunica tercera del ojo, parecida en su forma al hollejo de la uva" (DRAE).
Histopathologic, immunohistochemical, and cytogenetic analysis of primary clear cell melanoma of the uvea.
For cases of metastatic melanoma with an unknown primary origin, asking relevant clinical history and checking skin, mucosae and uvea may aid in accurate diagnosis, although the original melanoma may have spontaneously regressed.
Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease that can affect any organ system but typically involves the lungs, skin, lymph nodes, and anterior uvea.