descemetocele


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des·ce·met·o·cele

(des'ĕ-met'ō-sēl),
A bulging forward of Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea by infection.

descemetocele

/des·ce·me·to·cele/ (des″ĕ-met´o-sēl) hernia of Descemet's membrane.

des·ce·met·o·cele

(des'ĕ-met'ō-sēl)
A bulging forward of the Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea.

descemetocele

A forward bulging of Descemet's membrane due to either trauma or a deep corneal ulcer which has eroded the overlying stroma. Syn. keratocele. See keratolysis.

descemetocele

herniation of Descemet's membrane, usually through a corneal wound or deep ulceration.
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Descemetocele. By permission from Slatter D,Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, Saunders, 2002
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Ulcerative keratitis can be classified into superficial keratitis, deep corneal ulcer keratitis, descemetocele keratitis and perforation keratitis, with reference to loss of corneal layers [2].
In 6 dogs due to lack of response to treatment and extent of injury or descemetocele, surgical treatment was done with drug therapy.