University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor and Photographer: Pavlina Kemp, MD, The University of Iowa

Category: Exterior Disease

Anterior Scleritis

Anterior Scleritis

Image Comments

62-year-old male with anterior scleritis which presented after discontinuation of a course of anti-inflammatory medications for nephrolithiasis. Patient had marked tenderness over the area, as well as 1+ cell and trace flare in the anterior chamber. Note the violaceous hue in the area of the injected vessels. Photograph taken after instillation of phenylephrine 2.5% eye drop.

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last updated: 08-06-2012
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