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[sclera + -itis] Any painful inflammatory disease of the sclera of the eye. It may result in degeneration or destruction of the sclera and neighboring tissues and is often associated with systemic inflammatory disease. It occurs much more commonly in the anterior sclera than in the posterior. SYN: SEE: sclerotitis SEE: episcleritis
Venes, Donald, editor. "Scleritis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758840/all/scleritis.
Scleritis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758840/all/scleritis. Accessed November 19, 2019.
Scleritis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758840/all/scleritis
Scleritis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758840/all/scleritis.
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