Horner-Trantas dot

Horner-Trantas dot

n.
Any of the small, white, calcareouslike cellular infiltrates occurring on the edge of the conjunctiva in vernal conjunctivitis.
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Characterised by ptosis, ropy mucous discharge, photophobia, large, non-uniform cobblestone papillae, Horner-Trantas dots, limbal nodules, neovascularisation, corneal shield ulcers, and itching.
Inclusion criteria being large cobblestone papillae, Horner-Trantas dots with any of these [active shield ulcer, macroerosion, limbal stem cell deficiency with conjunctivisation, coarse punctate epithelial keratitis (PEK), conjunctival granuloma, limbal pannus indicating severe annular limbal inflammation] [4].
In more severe cases there are limbal nodules and Horner-Trantas dots.
A characteristic manifestation of limbal vernal conjunctivitis is the presence of Horner-Trantas dots, which are white, chalk-like dots composed of eosinophils and epithelial debris located at the limbus.