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Acute Glaucoma

Definition of the noun acute glaucoma

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noun

  1. glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

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 ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1888)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

Acute glaucoma is sometimes preceded, for weeks or months, by prodromic symptoms, such as temporary blurring of vision with increase of tension, some vague feeling of discomfort or actual pain, and more or less injection. These significant ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

acute glaucoma primary ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

acute glaucoma; congestive glaucoma. angle-closure g. (ACG) Glaucoma in which the angle of the anterior chamber is blocked by the root of the iris which is in apposition to the trabecular meshwork and thus the aqueous humour cannot ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

It may either, owing to some exciting cause, suddenly develop into an attack of acute glaucoma, or it may lead to white atrophy of the optic discs, attended with more or less cupping of the disc. G. malig'num. (L. malignut, evil.) Glaucoma ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Medicine and Surgery (1885)

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.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1884)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg

Acute glaucoma comes on suddenly ; there is much pain in the eye and temple and congestion of the globe ; increase of tension and loss of sight are extremely rapid. All the symptoms depend on the increased tension of the intraocular fluids.

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

Acute glaucoma comes on suddenly ; there is much pain in the eye and temple and congestion of the globe ; increase of tension and loss of sight are extremely rapid. All the symptoms depend on the increased tension of the intraocular fluids.

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