Inflammatory ocular hypertension syndrome (IOHS) overlaps with glaucoma but may be transient.
Features of inflammatory ocular hypertension syndrome:
(1) acute or recurrent episodes of ocular inflammation
(2) acute and transient increase in intraocular pressure
(3) responds to therapy with anti-inflammatory drugs and/or organism-appropriate antimicrobial therapy
The increase pressure may affect one or both eyes.
The ocular inflammation may be diagnosed as:
Chronic ocular infections that cause increased intraocular pressures tend to be included with the glaucomas.
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