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    Scleritis (Nodular)

    Scleritis may be diffuse, nodular, or necrotizing. Diffuse scleritis mimics conjunctivitis or episcleritis with diffuse episcleral and scleral hyperemia; nodular scleritis is characterized by a hyperemic, painful, edematous, and raised nodule.

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