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Es la capa media del ojo debajo de la parte blanca de éste (la
) y consta del , el y la . Estas estructuras controlan muchas de las funciones del ojo, como adaptarse a los diferentes niveles de luz o a las diferentes distancias de los objetos. La inflamación de una o más de estas estructuras se denomina uveítis.
Evans M. Uveitis and other intraocular inflammations. In: Yanoff M, Duker JS, eds. Ophthalmology. 3rd ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 7.
- Last reviewed on 8/11/2013
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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