Inflammation in the anterior chamber and angle is typically secondary to inflammation in adjacent structures (Fig 7-6). It may be infectious (eg, herpes virus) or noninfectious (trauma, anterior uveitis). Inflammation in the angle structures can result in elevation of intraocular pressure due to obstruction of aqueous outflow.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 4 - Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.