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Definition of the noun acute glaucoma
What does acute glaucoma mean as a name of something?
- glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor
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by Casey Albert Wood
The Editor believes that the alleged action of holocain in causing or helping to cause acute glaucoma is probably a coincidence. Knowing that any local irritant may precipitate a pending attack of glaucoma it is also conceivable that the zinc in ...
by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno
Chapter 54 r Acute glaucoma: ❍ Severe throbbing pain in eye with markedly blurred vision ❍ Pupil moderately dilated and fixed ❍ Absence of pupillary light response ❍ Increased intraocular pressure, usually in just one eye ❍ Nausea and ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
OBSERVATIONS Acute glaucoma is accompanied by extreme ocular pain, blurred vision, haloes around lights, redness of the eye, corneal haze and a poorly reactive mid-dilated pupil. Nausea and vomiting may occur.
Acute glaucoma occurs if the pupil in an eye with a narrow angle between the iris and cornea dilates markedly, causing obstruction of aqueous humor drainage from the anterior chamber. Primary open-angle glaucoma is much more common; ...
ACUTE GLAUCOMA.—Ear/y S)/n¢tams.—Increased tension. Rapidly increasing presbyopia. Periodic dimness of sight. Halos or “ rainbows " around the candle or other lights. Diminution of the field of vision. Later Sym/Hams.-—Acute pain.
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