Busacca nodule

a type of nodule seen on the anterior surface of the iris in granulomatous uveitis.
A. Busacca (20th century) Italian physician

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Busacca nodule — a type of nodule seen on the anterior surface of the iris in granulomatous uveitis. [A. Busacca (20th century) Italian physician] …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Busacca — Archimede, Italian physician, *1893. See B. nodules, under nodule …   Medical dictionary

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