scleritis

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Related to anterior scleritis: posterior scleritis, nodular scleritis
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inflammation of the sclera

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Anterior scleritis can be segmental or it may involve the entire anterior sclera.
Necrotising anterior scleritis is the most serious form of scleritis, and can potentially lead to perforation of the globe (Figure 6).
Scleromalacia perforans is a rare form of necrotising) anterior scleritis, commonly associated with chronic rheumatoid arthritis.
In patients with concomitant anterior scleritis, the eye is red, although in isolated cases, it m ay be white.
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