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Rubeosis iridis

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.

 
 

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