ciliary body

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the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris

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Grade 4 (35-45 degrees): the widest angle (characteristic of myopia and aphakia) in which the ciliary body can still be visualised with ease.
Given the observed blood flow improvement measured in the retinal capillary vessels, it is likely that more blood reaches the ciliary body and provides nourishment to the ciliary muscles.
The overall classification of epithelial tumors of the ciliary body is shown in the Table.
By two-dimensional ultrasounography can be seen internal structures of the eye such as cornea, anterior chamber, ciliary body, lens, vitreous chamber and then can be evaluated them [3,9,12].
Founder and Director of the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI), Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and Founder and President of the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, commented, "Anterior uveitis is a serious disorder of the eye with inflammation of the uvea, particularly in the iris and / or the ciliary body.
Chronic nongranulomatous inflammation was noted in the ciliary body and iris.
DICER1-related conditions include PPB, SLCT, cystic nephroma, ciliary body medulloepithelioma, certain thyroid conditions and rare tumors of the cervix, among others.
9) Involvement of the anterior chamber, iris, ciliary body, and sclera and extraocular invasion, were recorded.
1) Several histologic prognostic factors have been described for this type of cancer, such as large tumor size, involvement of the ciliary body, extrascleral extension, and an inflammatory phenotype.
Anterior uveitis is the inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, which includes the iris and the adjacent ciliary body.
For this reason, it is sometimes referred to as choroidal, ciliary body, or iris melanoma based upon its exact location.
According to Binder, (24) "the gas from the evaporated cornea escapes into the episclera over the ciliary body and creates irritation through the ciliary body"
Intraocular melanoma of the ciliary body and choroid, together called the posterior uvea, is the most common primary ocular malignant tumor in adults.
Uveitis is characterized by inflammation of the eye's uvea, which is the middle vascular layer consisting of the iris (anterior), ciliary body (intermediate) and choroid (posterior).