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Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis

Disease definition

Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis (FHI) is an ocular disease of unknown etiology occurring in a very small percentage (0.5-6.2%) of uvietis cases, characterized by diffuse iris heterochromia or atrophy, keratic precipitates in the absence of synechiae, and in some cases evolving to glaucoma and vitreous opacities.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • FHI
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: H20.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0016782
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6791
  • MedDRA: 10017406
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