Definition of Episcleritis
1. Noun. Inflammation of the sclera of the eye.
Medical Definition of Episcleritis
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Literary usage of Episcleritis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"Fugacious Periodic episcleritis.—This name has recently been applied by Fuchs to a variety of relapsing episcleritis characterized by the appearance of one ..."
2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1909)
"episcleritis PERIODICA FUGAX. ALBERT C. SNELL, MD, Rochester, NY Reports of cases of fugacious episcleritis in ophthalmic literature are of such rare ..."
3. Diagnosis from Ocular Symptoms by Matthias Lanckton Foster (1917)
"episcleritis varies in severity and, though it does not induce the ... Sometimes a slight, diffuse episcleritis is to be observed in interstitial keratitis. ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on Ophthalmology by Lawrance Webster Fox (1920)
"This variety of "relapsing" episcleritis, to which v. ... The treatment is essentially that of episcleritis. SCLERITIS Deep inflammation of the sclera is ..."
5. Manual of the diseases of the eye: For Students and General Practitioners by Charles Henry May (1909)
"Affections of the Sclera include superficial inflammation (episcleritis), ... The superficial form, called episcleritis, is limited to the tissues ..."
6. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"It is hence of practical importance to distinguish between a superficial and a deep form of the disease (episcleritis and scleritis of authors). ..."
7. Diseases of the Eye: A Practical Treatise for Students of Ophthalmology by George Andreas Berry (1893)
"episcleritis. considerably less, may occasionally involve ... As a rule, episcleritis does not cause too much spontaneous pain, though there is always more ..."
8. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1896)
"From ordinary episcleritis it differs in its rapid course, the absence of nodes, and its complete disappearance during the intervals. ..."