Hypopyon

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Background

Clinical Features

  • A leukocytic exudate, seen in the anterior chamber on slit-lamp exam
  • A sign of inflammation of the anterior uvea and iris
  • The exudate settles at the dependent aspect of the eye due to gravity

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

Management

Disposition

  • Emergent optho consult

See Also

Hyphema


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