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.
A bulging forward of the Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea.
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.
herniation of Descemet's membrane, usually through a corneal wound or deep ulceration.