corneal ulceration

corneal ulceration

An area of tissue destruction and cratering on the CORNEA. Corneal ulcers are almost always caused by infection, the commonest agent being Herpes simplex, the cold sore virus.
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Although considered unlikely given the lack of ophthalmic and systemic signs as well as known exposure history, viral causes for the corneal ulceration and delayed healing were not investigated and could have had a role in this case.
In cats, the combination of prominent eyes and decreased corneal sensitivity may make these animals more susceptible to chronic keratitis, corneal ulceration and corneal sequestrum (BLOCKER & VAN DER WOERT, 2001).
Ninety percent of the corneal blindness is due to ocular trauma and corneal ulceration in the developing countries.
Vasculitic process due to repeated ENL episodes might have progressively involved the corneal vasculature leading to ischaemia and necrosis thereby leading to corneal ulceration and scar.
The patient's medical history revealed that he was clinically diagnosed with HSAN type IV at the age of 15 months by his pediatrician based on the characteristic clinical features including insensitivity to pain, self-mutilation of the lips and tongue, tissue loss due to burn injury of the second right finger, corneal ulceration, scleral hyperemia and central neurotrophic keratitis, deep oral ulcers and the sural nerve biopsy.
Corneal ulceration was the most common ocular affection (22.
Corneal ulceration was diagnosed and treated as viral keratitis.
Corneal ulceration and perforation associated with Sjogren's syndrome.
Neurotrophic Keratopathy (NK) is a serious degenerative disease of the corneal epithelium (the outside layer of the eye) and a reduction in corneal sensitivity or complete corneal anesthesia is the hallmark of this disease and is responsible for producing corneal ulceration, perforation, pain and impaired vision.
Table 1 Conditions potentially suitable for collagen cross-linking POTENTIAL INDICATIONS FOR COLLAGEN CROSS-LINKING * Keratoconus * Pellucid marginal degeneration * Iatrogenic keratectasia (post-LASIK) * Prevention of keratectasia (prior to refractive surgery) * Microbial keratitis * Stromal corneal ulceration * Donor tissue modification prior to corneal graft * In combination with orthokeratology
6] Our clinical case was the corneal ulceration associated with superficial outdoor feathery infiltration.