A number of conditions can result in a uveal effusion within the eye.


Inflammatory conditions:

(1) ocular trauma

(2) uveitis

(3) sympathetic ophthalmia

(4) Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome (VKHS)

(5) scleritis

(6) infected or inflamed scleral buckle

(7) status post intraocular surgery

(8) status post panretinal photocoagulation

(9) HIV disease

(10) SLE



(1) nanophthalmos

(2) hypotony

(3) wound leak

(4) dural arteriovenous fistula


If no cause is identified then the patient is classified as idiopathic EUS.


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