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  • Overview of Uveitis
  • Uveitis (Intermediate)

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    Uveitis (Intermediate)

    In intermediate uveitis, aggregates of inflammatory cells may condense over the pars plana and look like snowballs; confluence of the so-called snowballs causes a classic snowbank appearance, visible with an indirect ophthalmoscope.

    Image courtesy of Dr. William Benson via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (