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Rubeosis iridis is a reddish discoloration in the colored part
of the eye (iris) caused by the growth of abnormal vessels. It usually results
from severe diabetes and may progress to neovascular glaucoma, a severe and
often painful type of glaucoma.
Current as of:
February 27, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
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