Atlas of Ophthalmology

Cells and Flare +3

Cells and Flare +3
Cells and flare is a sign of uveitis. Depending on the protein content and the number and size of cells these phenomena are more or less visible in the beam of the slit lamp. They are either sign of immunologic inflammation or directly connected to bacterial infection. Miosis, posterior circular synechia. Fibrin on the lens capsule.
Allingham, Rand, Prof. Dr. med., Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC, USA
Anterior Chamber -> Inflammation (Flare, Cells, Fibrin, Hypopyon, Precipitates), Phacolytic Glaucoma, (see also Anterior Uveitis) -> Flare (Tyndall)
Iris and Ciliary Body, anterior uveitis
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