Ophthalmology Book



Aka: Hypopyon, Pseudohypopyon
  1. See Also
    1. Hyphema
  2. Definitions
    1. Hypopyon
      1. Layering out of White Blood Cells in anterior chamber
    2. Pseudohypopyon
      1. Neoplastic cell accumulation in the anterior chamber
      2. May occur with Lymphoma, Leukemia or Retinoblastoma
      3. Evaluated with flow cytometry of the anterior chamber aspirate
  3. Causes
    1. Endoophthalmitis
    2. Anterior Uveitis
    3. Corneal Ulcer
    4. Behcet's Disease
      1. Causes an Anterior Uveitis, of which 10-30% of patients develop a Hypopyon
  4. References
    1. Rubin (2022) Am Fam Physician 105(2): 191-2 [PubMed]

Hypopyon (C0020641)

Definition (NCI) An accumulation of pus in the anterior chamber of the eye.
Definition (NCI_FDA) An accumulation of pus in the anterior chamber of the eye.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 364.05
ICD10 H20.05
SnomedCT 87807004
Italian Ipopion
Japanese 前房蓄膿, ゼンボウチクノウ
English hypopyon, hypopyon (physical finding), HYPOPYON, Hypopyon, Pus in anterior chamber, Hypopyon (disorder)
Portuguese HIPOPION, Hipópio
Spanish HIPOPION, hipopión (trastorno), hipopión, Hipopion
French HYPOPION, Hypopion
German HYPOPYON, Hypopyon
Czech Hypopyon
Hungarian Hypopyon
Dutch hypopyon
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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